W.Golf Receives NCAA Public Recognition Award


(Patrick) #1

The accolade honors programs with Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores in the top 10 percent of their respective sports through the 2017-18 academic year. The APR is an annual scorecard of academic achievement calculated for all NCAA Division I sport teams nationally
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The scores required to be in the top 10 ranged from 987 to a perfect 1,000. The Cougars were one of 1,214 teams to earn a perfect score.
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APR scores for all Division I teams will be released May 8. The APR measures eligibility, graduation and retention each semester or academic term and provides a clear picture of the academic performance for each team in every sport. All teams must meet an academic threshold of 930 to qualify for the postseason and can face penalties for continued low academic performance