LAFAYETTE — Louisiana-Lafayette student-athletes continued to thrive in the classroom as all 16 Division I varsity sports exceeded the required cutoff point of 930 as the annual Academic Progress Rate was released Wednesday by the NCAA.
Twelve sports scored above a 960 on the multiyear average, with the men’s cross country team honored by the NCAA as one of 11 athletic programs in Louisiana and over 1,100 programs nationally to record a perfect 1,000. Men’s cross country and women’s tennis, which scored a 992 average for the second consecutive year, each tied for the best multiyear average among schools in the state of Louisiana.
Women’s cross country (991), women’s indoor track and field (982), women’s outdoor track and field (982), softball (980), women’s soccer (979), men’s tennis (978), men’s golf (967), volleyball (966), baseball (965) and men’s outdoor track and field (962) all exceeded the 960 mark.
“We are extremely proud of the many outstanding accomplishments of our student-athletes, both on the field and in the classroom,” athletic director Scott Farmer said. “This is a testament to the tremendous job that our coaches have done in recruiting outstanding student-athletes, and the work of our academic staff in keeping them on their respective path towards earning a degree.”
UL-Lafayette APR scores
Baseball, 965; football, 953; men’s basketball, 952; men’s cross country, 1,000; men’s golf, 967; men’s tennis, 978; men’s indoor track, 954; men’s outdoor track, 962; softball, 980; women’s basketball, 942; women’s cross country, 991; women’s soccer, 979; women’s tennis, 992; women’s indoor track, 982; women’s outdoor track, 982; women’s volleyball, 966.