Mount Olive, N.C. - The University of Mount Olive had another successful spring semester in the classroom. Fourteen of eighteen sports had a team GPA of over a 3.0.
Women's Golf had the highest team GPA with a 3.74.
Two other teams achieved a 3.5 GPA: Men's Tennis, and Men's Golf. Including the three teams previously mentioned, 11 additional teams posted GPAs over a 3.0: Men's Soccer, Women's Tennis, Men's Volleyball, Women's Soccer, Women's Cross Country, Softball, Women's Volleyball, Men's Cross Country, Women's Lacrosse, Women's Track & Field, Men's Track & Field.
The average team GPA was a 3.178, which marked the 14th straight semester with over a 3.0 GPA.
"We're proud of the hard work by our student-athletes in the classroom, as well as the emphasis that our coaches put on academics. It is our department goal to average over a 3.0 GPA, and it is impressive that we have now accomplished this goal 14 consecutive semesters," said Vice President for Athletics Jeff Eisen.
There were also 22 student-athletes that had a perfect 4.0 GPA for the spring semester.
Benedetta Abbate, women's soccer
Justin Carroll, baseball
Adam Craig, men's cross country/track & field
Davide Cuccurullo, men's track & field
Jonathan Dahlke, men's cross country/track & field
Casey Fiechter, women's volleyball
Kayla Fisher, cheerleader
Kaylin Holdeman, women's lacrosse
Anna Ingram, softball
Nikolai Iotov, men's soccer
Britni Johnson, women's volleyball
Martin Moser, men's tennis
Lauren Mumford, women's soccer
Jesiah Orr, men's volleyball
Reed Parris, baseball
Robert Poole, men's volleyball
Kristin Power, women's soccer/softball
Markus Proesch, men's golf
Shania Riffle, women's track & field
Kyle Swartz, men's track & field
Jonathan Wojcuich, men's cross country/track & field
Jocelyn Yurchak, women's soccer