Center for Student Success
2003 - 2004 Highlights
- Spring 2004, 65% (197/302) of student-athletes are on the
Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (3.0+ semester GPA),
equivalent to an all-time high set in Fall 2003.
student-athletes have a mean cumulative GPA of 3.15 after the
Spring semester, a new high mark.
(192/302) of all student-athletes have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA,
an all-time high.
(64/116) of female student-athletes have a 3.5 or higher cumulative
GPA at the end of Spring 2004; 86% of all female
student-athletes have a 3.0 or higher cumulative GPA.
The percentage of
student-athletes in poor academic standing is 3% (8/302)
after Spring 2004, equivalent to the 3% of the past two semesters.
Country (15/16) had
of team members above the 3.0 semester mark in Spring 2004,
highest among all ISU athletic teams. Volleyball
followed with 93% (13/14) of student-athletes on the honor roll.
Country registered a team
cumulative GPA of 3.73 after the Spring 2004 semester,
highest among all ISU athletic teams; Women’s Basketball
followed with a 3.57. Baseball achieved the
highest GPA on the men’s side with a 3.12.
substantial improvement in team cumulative GPA from the Spring were
Men’s Tennis, jumping from 2.93 to 3.07.
Improving in the
percentage of team members on the honor roll in Spring 2004 was
Football with 56% above a 3.0, up from 44% in Fall 2003.
- In the past year,
eight ISU athletic teams have been ranked nationally due to
their academic successes. These teams include: Women’s
Basketball, Women’s Soccer, Softball, Women’s Cross Country, Women’s
Track, Women’s Tennis, Volleyball, and Men’s Cross Country.
Women's Basketball (2002-2003), and Women's Cross Country
(2003-2004) have been ranked number one in the nation within their
respective sports for team grade point average.
Seven members of
the Football team were selected to the Gateway Football Conference
All-Academic Team. Tom Brillhart, Marc Phillips,
Jake Shields were named to the first team; Fred Freitag,
Kris Karagory, and Kyle Mitchell were selected to the
second team; and honorable mention recipient was Pat Jordan.
Brillhart, Phillips, and Shields were also
honored by being named to the 2003 COSIDA Academic All-District Five
senior Kylee Osborne and junior Brittanie Stowell
received a selection to the 2003 MVC Scholar-Athlete Honorable Mention
and Jordan Fife,
Men’s Cross Country, were named to the 2003 MVC Scholar-Athlete
Team. This was the second straight year Harding was
Soccer, Natalie Contosta was selected to the MVC
Scholar-Athlete Team, while Claire Hemkens and Ashlie
earned a spot on the Honorable Mention Team.
Crowder, Women’s Cross
Country, was named to the MVC Scholar-Athlete Team, the single
honoree to have a perfect 4.0 GPA while being named to the team
three years in a row.
Two members of
the Women's Basketball team were named MVC Scholar-Athletes.
Melanie Boeglin took first team honors while Lisa Verhoff
received honorable mention.
was named to the second-team MVC Scholar-Athlete team while David
Moss received honorable mention, both for Men's Basketball.
This is the second consecutive year Adler has been honored.
Baseball, was selected to the MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team for the
second straight season.
Indiana State led all Valley track and field schools with 19
student-athletes on the team. The Women's Scholar-Athlete Team
consisted of Jessica Crowder, Carol Linneweber, Alicia Miller,
Felicia Price, Melyssa Reinhardt, Renee Schlabach, Amy Stevens,
Melissa Ullenbruch, Brittany Wendell and Yolanda Wright.
The Men's Scholar-Athlete Team recipients include Bill Allison,
Jason Carruthers, Jordan Fife, Jake Hack, Aaron Harding, Damon
Harper, Todd Lange, Charles Sparks and Chris Tredway.
placed four student-athletes on the MVC Scholar-Athlete First Team.
The honorees were Logan
Becker, Leah Esmero, Lisa Herndon
and Magda Narczewska.
captured the inaugural Missouri Valley
Conference Academic Excellence Award for having the highest GPA
among conference schools.