BUFFALO, NY – University at Buffalo student-athletes posted a 3.001 grade point average during the spring 2012 semester. It was the highest GPA in school history and the first time the department had a collective 3.0 GPA.
Nine teams had a team GPA of 3.0 or better, led by women’s soccer’s department-best 3.513 GPA. Women’s tennis (3.411), women’s cross country (3.360), women’s swimming and diving (3.283), rowing (3.240), volleyball (3.217), women’s track and field (3.208), men’s swimming and diving (3.169) and men’s cross country (3.107) also finished above the department average.
UB had 277 student-athletes (56%) finish with a GPA of 3.0 or better during the spring semester - an all-time high. The Bulls also had 21 student-athletes post a perfect 4.0 grade point average.
To date, 23 UB student-athletes have been named to their respective Academic All-MAC teams during the 2011-12 school year.
2011 Football: Alex Neutz, Colby Way
2011 Women’s Soccer: Aubrey Stahl, Shannon Algoe
2012 Men’s Cross Country: Dylan Conway, John Inzina
2012 Women’s Cross Country: Caitlin Curry, Emma Denton
2012 Men’s Basketball: Tony Watson
2012 Women’s Basketball: Teresa Semalulu
2012 Men’s Swimming: Chris Berloth
2012 Women’s Swimming: Alie Schirmers
2012 Wrestling: Kevin Smith
2012 Men’s Indoor Track: Zach Ahart, Brian Archie, Andre Britton, Dylan Conway, Jacob Hagen, Doug Hannon, John Inzina
2012 Women’s Indoor Track: Emma Denton, Becky O’Brien
2012 Men’s Tennis: Wojciech Starakiewicz