Poet athletes recognized for Academic Achievement during Spring Semester

Poet athletes recognized for Academic Achievement during Spring Semester

WHITTIER, Calif. – The Whittier College Athletic Department and Executive Director of Athletics Robert Coleman announced the teams and athletes from the 2017 Spring semester that have exemplified tremendous success within the classroom.

A 3.0 overall G.P.A. was acquired once again for the second straight semester by the 22 athletic programs.  On the women's side, they finished with an overall 3.16 (up from a 3.14 in the Fall of 2016), while the men totaled a 2.82. 

11 teams had over a 3.0 with nine coming from the women and two on the men.  The top five teams included Women's Swimming & Diving (3.51), Women's Soccer (3.47), Women's Volleyball (3.46), Women's Golf (3.43), and Men's Soccer (3.33).

Women's Basketball was in a close 6th with a 3.26 and Women's Cross-Country would add a 3.22 in 7th.

Other sports that achieved a 3.0 or higher included Women's Track & Field (3.07), Baseball (3.07), Softball (3.02), and Women's Water Polo (3.02).