208 Truman State athletes earn All-GLVC Academic honors

A total of 208 Truman State University student-athletes earned Academic All-GLVC honors for the 2013-14 season, ranking second-highest amongst all 16 Great Lakes Valley Conference schools.

More than 2,300 representatives from the league's 20 sports met the Academic All-Conference criteria.

The Academic All-GLVC honor is bestowed upon student-athletes that have completed two semesters at their institution and maintained a 3.30 cumulative grade-point average or have attained a 3.40 GPA over the two most recent semesters.

The GLVC official total counts participants from each of the league's 20 sponsored sports, meaning 19 of Truman's 20 (wrestling excluded) counted towards the program's 208 total. With wrestling added, the Bulldogs reached 216 overall.

Last season, the Bulldogs placed 252 student-athletes on the MIAA's Academic Honor Roll; however, the MIAA required a cumulative grade-point average of 3.00, compared to the 3.30/3.40 minimum mark set by the GLVC. Of Truman's 474 total student-athletes (students count each time for each sport played), nearly 45% were named Academic All-GLVC.

A total of 114 student-athletes from the conference's 16 schools recorded a perfect 4.0 GPA during the 2013-14 academic year, including 16 from Truman. The league average was a shade more than seven per school.

Courtesy Truman State University