July 28, 2014
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - The Southern Miss women's cross country and men's tennis squads earned Conference USA Academic Awards for the 2013-14 season.
The Sport Academic Award is given to the team in each conference-sponsored sport with the highest GPA for the academic year. Rice produced three different teams with the highest GPA for their respective sports, while Middle Tennessee, Southern Miss, Tulane and Tulsa had two apiece.
The Southern Miss women's cross country team earned a GPA of 3.795, while the men's tennis team squad had a 3.647 GPA.
Sport - Recipient (*repeat winner) - GPA
Baseball - Louisiana Tech - 3.148
Men's Basketball - ***Rice - 2.969
Women's Basketball - FIU - 3.370
Men's Cross Country - Tulsa - 3.624
Women's Cross Country - Southern Miss - 3.795
Football - Tulane - 2.809
Men's Golf - Rice - 3.439
Women's Golf - *UTEP - 3.840
Women's Rowing - # *West Virginia - 3.344
Men's Soccer - # New Mexico - 3.495
Women's Soccer - Middle Tennessee - 3.604
Softball - Middle Tennessee - 3.299
Women's Swimming - North Texas - 3.546
Men's Tennis - Southern Miss - 3.647
Women's Tennis - UAB - 3.694
Men's Track and Field - Tulsa - 3.210
Women's Track and Field - Rice - 3.451
Volleyball - *Tulane - 3.444
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