UNCW student-athletes make the grade

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UNCW’s 366 student-athletes have matched their athletic successes with strong numbers in the classroom for the spring 2013 semester.

UNCW’s graduating seniors contributed to the 3.12 GPA in the second semester. Photo courtesy of Joe Browning.

“We’re very pleased with the academic accomplishments of our student-athletes this semester,” said Jimmy Bass, UNCW’s athletic director. “It’s a tribute to their hard work and the dedication of our academic support personnel. This demonstrates that our student-athletes have their priorities in order and are preparing for life after college.”

The group combined for a grade point average of 3.12 in the second semester of the 2012-13 term. UNCW’s student-athletes own a cumulative GPA of 3.11.

Overall, 231 student-athletes achieved at least a 3.0 GPA and 31 of that group posted perfect 4.0 GPAs during the spring semester.