Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Auburn makes the grade

All of Auburn’s sports programs bettered the acceptable score of 925 in the NCAA’s Academic Progress Rates, which were released Tuesday.
The APR measures athletes’ progress toward earning a degree. Programs that score below 925 are subject to penalty.
Women’s basketball, with a perfect score of 1,000, led the way. Football scored a 95, which marks a 15-point improvement over last year, although it still leaves Auburn ranked ninth in the 12-team SEC.
Below are Auburn’s scores by sport:
Men’s sports
Football 940
Basketball 934
Baseball 940
Cross Country 933
Golf 958
Swimming 927
Tennis 965
Indoor track 948
Outdoor track 948
Women’s sports
Softball 976
Basketball 1,000
Golf 983
Gymnastics 979
Soccer 987
Swimming 963
Tennis 986
Indoor track 943
Outdoor track 941
Volleyball 952


War Eagle AC-47 said...

If players leave prior to graduation in order to pursue a professional athletic career, does that hurt the score?

Anniston Star said...