Rock produces 260 PSAC Scholar-Athletes
June 23, 2020
LOCK HAVEN, Pa. - A total of 260 Slippery Rock University student-athletes have been recognized as Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Scholar-Athletes for maintaining above a 3.25 cumulative GPA for the 2019-20 academic year.
SRU student-athletes on the list included 166 females and 94 males. The Rock ranked sixth out of the 18 PSAC member institutions in total number of PSAC Scholar-Athletes and was third among the 14 members of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education.
More than 83% of SRU's female student-athletes finished the academic year with a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher, while 44% of male student-athletes finished the year with at least a 3.25 cumulative GPA. In total, 62.7% of all SRU student-athletes concluded the year with a cumulative GPA higher than 3.25.
SRU's 10 women's teams combined to end the academic year with a 3.564 cumulative GPA, while The Rock's seven men's teams combined to post a 3.161 cumulative GPA. As a whole, SRU student-athletes recorded a 3.378 cumulative GPA in 2019-20.
Of the 260 student-athletes honored Monday, 33 maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA. Additionally, every SRU athletic program maintained or improved its number of PSAC Scholar-Athletes from a year ago.
The PSAC set a record with 50%, or 3,762 student-athletes, earning the honor. That total topped last year's mark of 3,061 while marking the 12th straight year that more than 30% of the league's total student-athlete population has earned the honor.
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