Student-Athletes Complete 2019-20 Year With 3.11 GPA

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May 26, 2020

Lincoln Trail College student-athletes have combined for a GPA above 3.0 for the 13th consecutive semester. In the Spring 2020 Semester, the department had a combined GPA of 3.08. 

“I’m very proud of the work of the administration at LTC, the coaches, and our student-athletes,” says Baseball Coach and Athletic Director Kevin Bowers. “In light of this spring’s events, to stay consistent with effort and outcome is very commendable.”

The volleyball team had the highest GPA among LTC’s seven teams with a 3.43. The golf team was close behind with a 3.4 GPA. The softball team had a 3.15 GPA in the Spring Semester while the baseball and women’s soccer teams both earned 3.1 GPAs. The men’s basketball team had a 2.82 GPA and the women’s basketball team had a 2.67 GPA.

For the 2019-20 Academic Year, the golf team had a 3.5 GPA and the volleyball team had a 3.38 GPA. The baseball team had a 3.18 and the women’s soccer team had a 3.15 GPA. The softball team had a 3.09 GPA, the women’s basketball team had a 2.89 GPA and the men’s basketball team had a 2.73 GPA. As a whole, the athletic department reported a 3.11 GPA.

“Academics is very important to the coaching staff at LTC,” says Bowers. “We work hard to prepare our student-athletes for the future and academics is a big part of that. We’re very fortunate that we have so many ways the College works to make sure all of our students have the guidance they need to succeed. Our faculty is invested in the lives of our students and on top of that, we have a great support staff to make sure our students can get the resources they need to succeed.”