Center for Student Success

2000 - 2001 Academic Highlights

Spring 2001, 61% (190/310) of student-athletes on the Athletic Director's Honor Roll (3.0+ semester GPA), an all-time high. (See chart.)

As a whole, student-athletes have a mean cumulative GPA of 3.09 after the spring semester.

59% (183/310) of all student-athletes have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA, equaling an all-time high.

After Spring 2001, 80% of all female student-athletes had a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA, a new high mark.

The percentage of student-athletes in poor academic standing is 3% (9/310) after Spring 2001, down from 5% last fall and 4% last spring.

Women's Soccer had 100% (17/17) of team members above the 3.0 mark in Spring 2001, highest among all ISU athletic teams. Women's Cross Country followed with 93% (13/14).

Volleyball registered a team cumulative GPA of 3.68 after the Spring 2001 semester, highest among all ISU Athletic teams.

Showing substantial improvement in team cumulative GPA from the fall were Men's Basketball, jumping from 3.09 to 3.22, and Men's Cross Country, from 2.93 to 3.06.

 Improving in percentage of team members on the honor roll in Spring 2001 was Women's Track & Field with 74% (31/42), up from 65% last term.

 Tony Albrinck and Chris Sapp, Football, were named to the 2000 Gateway Academic All-Conference First Team.

For Volleyball, Megan Mirs received a selection to the 2000 MVC Volleyball Scholar-Athlete First Team. Mirs was also named to the Verizon All-Academic Team for District Five.

Isaiah Stafford, Men's Cross Country, was named to the 2000 MVC Scholar-Athlete Team.

For the first season of Women's Soccer at ISU, Andrea Durham was selected to the 2000 MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team.

For the third year in a row, Men's Basketball had three of the five representatives on the MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team: Kelyn Block, Michael Menser, and Matt Renn. Renn also earned national honors as a Verizon Second Team Academic All American.

Five Baseball players earned MVC Scholar-Athlete Honors: Named to the First Team were Jason Frome, Thomas Jeffers, Mitchel Stetter, and Chad Zaucha, making Honorable Mention was Patrick Tingley.

For Women's Tennis, Karen Human, made the MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team, and Jennifer Earl made Honorable Mention.

Jonas Piibor, Stefan Hirn, Dalibor Mihajlovic, and Vedran Vidovic, Men's Tennis, were named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team, Loure Brajkovic made Honorable Mention.

Women's Track & Field earned the second highest team GPA in the nation with a 3.33 as determined by the Indoor Track Coaches Association, while individually, Beth Hilton received All-Academic Honors.

Aubrey Herring, Men's Track & Field, was recognized nationally as the only Male, Division I indoor champion to be honored on the All-Academic Team.

 Women's Cross Country was ranked fourth nationally as an Academic All American Team at the NCAA Division I level.

An average of 67 student-athletes used the Center for Student Success for study/tutoring during Spring 2001. This accounted for 4,316 of the Center's study hall/tutoring hours, which was approximately 4.6 hours per week per student-athlete.

Student-Athletes are distributed among schools at the University in similar proportions to the general student body.(see chart)