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Record-high GPAs for five Gamecocks teams

USC basketball coach Frank Martin
USC basketball coach Frank Martin caberry@thestate.com

South Carolina student-athletes ended the Spring 2013 semester with a 3.198 grade point average, surpassing the 3.0 plateau for the 13th consecutive semester, it was announced Monday.

Five teams, including Men’s Basketball (3.012), Men’s Soccer (3.619), Women’s Tennis (3.688), Women’s Track and Field (3.446) and Volleyball (3.727), earned their highest GPA on record. Overall, 15 of the 17 teams logged a 3.0 or better team GPA.

Volleyball earned bragging rights for the second consecutive semester as the departmental GPA leader by recording a 3.727. No team scored below a 2.7 GPA, and 10 teams improved from the previous semester. Football earned its sixth consecutive semester above a 2.7.

Eighty-nine student-athletes graduated during the 2012-2013 academic year and 16 additional students are on track to complete their degree in August.

Sport // GPA

... Baseball 3.050

... Men’s Basketball 3.012

... Women’s Basketball 3.175

... Equestrian 3.430

... Football 2.724

... Men’s Golf 3.356

... Women’s Golf 3.381

... Men’s Soccer 3.619

... Women’s Soccer 3.377

... Softball 3.091

... Men’s Swimming & Diving 3.188

... Women’s Swimming & Diving 3.532

... Men’s Tennis 3.389

... Women’s Tennis 3.688

... Men’s Track & Field 2.979

... Women’s Track & Field 3.446

... Volleyball 3.727

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