Kansas athletes have record GPA

More than half of Kansas University’s student-athletes posted a grade-point average of 3.0 or better during the spring semesters, lifting the cumulative GPA to a record 3.04, according to numbers released Wednesday.

A total of 243 student-athletes — 55 percent of students on active rosters — had a 3.0 or above, and 39 had a perfect 4.0.

The previous department-high was 3.0 in spring of 2015.

For the second spring semester in a row, KU soccer led all sports with a team GPA of 3.53, a team record.

Here are the KU teams and their GPAs:

Baseball 2.92

Basketball (M) 2.98

Basketball (W) 2.91

Football 2.75

Golf (M) 3.33

Golf (W) 3.39

Rowing 3.12

Soccer 3.53

Softball 2.94

Swimming & Diving 3.27

Tennis 3.32

Track & Field (M) 2.86

Track & Field (W) 3.29

Volleyball 3.38

Combined 3.04

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Suzi Marshall

Great job KU athletes. How does this compare with other Big 12 programs?

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Bob Bailey

How can you let these guys sneak back in?

First it is a con game. where you cheat the late enrollers.

Second is it that hard to close them out completely?

1 year, 5 months ago

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Michael Lorraine

Impressive.

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