Seton Hill teams honored by PSAC
The Seton Hill athletic department's first season in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference has been a successful one on the playing field with six teams earning PSAC playoff spots, one Griffin earning a PSAC championship and multiple athletes and coaches earning All PSAC honors.
The success has continued in the classroom as well. Seven of the teams have been earned the PSAC Top Team GPA Award, the league announced Tuesday afternoon. The awards, released at the conclusion of the academic year, honor the teams with the top cumulative team grade point average in each of the sponsored sports within the PSAC.
Seton Hill also had the highest overall GPA in the PSAC with all of the Griffins athletes holding a 3.327 GPA during the 2013-14 school year.
“To have the highest grade point average in the PSAC and to have seven of our programs have the highest GPA's in their respective sports, is quite a testament the work ethic of our student-athletes,” athletic director Chris Snyder said. “While the credit belongs to these men and women for achieving academic excellence, I also commend our coaching staff for recruiting quality student-athletes that will succeed at Seton Hill. In addition, I thank all of the faculty and staff for their continued support and assistance that they provide to our athletes.”
The seven teams that led the PSAC in GPA were women's basketball (3.496), women's cross country (3.701), golf (3.613), men's soccer (3.430), tennis (3.722), women's track and field (3.520) and wrestling (3.297). Three other teams were second in the PSAC in GPA including baseball (3.203), volleyball (3.350) and men's track and field (3.075).
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