CALIFORNIA (Jan. 11) – A record 240 California University of Pennsylvania student-athletes, representing all sports (fall, winter and spring), were named to the Fall 2010 edition of the Athletic Director Honor Roll. For the ninth-consecutive semester, the Cal U athletic programs compiled a cumulative grade-point average (GPA) of 3.00 or higher.
To be eligible for the academic honor, student-athletes must earn a GPA of 3.0 or higher during the semester. Tennis posted the highest team GPA at 3.578 and featured 10 players on the Honor Roll. On the men’s side, the soccer team posted the top GPA of the eight sports at 3.184 with 20 players holding a 3.0 GPA or better. Overall, the Vulcans posted a cumulative GPA of 3.113 last semester.
In terms of pure numbers, football led all sports with 46 representatives on the Honor Roll, followed by women’s track & field (38) and women’s cross country (28). Tennis led all programs with 91 percent (10-of-11) of its team on the Honor Roll, followed by men’s soccer (83 percent; 20-of-24) and women’s soccer and swimming (both 79 percent).