Baseball Wins American Athletic Conference Academic Excellence Award
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July 23, 2014

CINCINNATI – The University of Cincinnati baseball team continued to impress with its academic prowess after earning the American Athletic Conference Team Academic Excellence Award as announced by the league on Wednesday afternoon.

The honor was given to the Bearcats after the team posted the highest grade point average among all baseball teams in the American during the 2013-14 school year.

Baseball becomes the first Cincinnati team to win the award as a member of the American Athletic Conference.

The baseball team also earned the highest GPA among all UC men’s teams for the second straight semester in the spring, posting a 3.347 mark even while in season.

Three Bearcats players recorded perfect 4.0 GPAs in either semester with sophomore Mitch Patishall (Pendleton, Ind./Pendleton Heights) accomplishing the feat in the fall, sophomore Kyle Seeger (Cincinnati, Ohio/Reading) in the spring and sophomore Woody Wallace (Lewis Center, Ohio/Olentangy) getting the mark in both semesters.

The academic performance by the baseball team propelled the University of Cincinnati athletics department to its highest GPA ever recorded. Combined, all UC student athletes finished the 2014 spring semester with a 3.125 GPA.

2013-14 American Athletic Conference Team Academic Excellence Award Winners

Sport

School

Baseball

Cincinnati

Men’s Basketball

Louisville

Women’s Basketball

UCF

Men’s Cross Country

Rutgers

Women’s Cross Country

Memphis

Football

UCF

Men’s Golf

Memphis

Women’s Golf

Louisville

Women’s Rowing

Louisville

Men’s Soccer

Temple

Women’s Soccer

Memphis

Softball

Houston

Men’s Swimming & Diving

SMU

Women’s Swimming & Diving

SMU

Men’s Tennis

Temple

Women’s Tennis

Memphis

Men’s Indoor Track & Field

Louisville

Women’s Indoor Track & Field

Memphis

Men’s Outdoor Track & Field

Rutgers

Women’s Outdoor Track & Field

Memphis

Women’s Volleyball

Louisville

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