RETRIEVERS BREAK FOUR CLASSROOM RECORDS IN SPRING '04 SEMESTER
UMBCís student-athletes broke four school records in the classroom for the Spring 2004 semester.
∑ 208 of UMBCís 393 student-athletes earned 3.00 grade-point averages of higher, a record of 52.9% to exceed the 3.00 plateau.
∑ The combined athletic team grade-point average was 2.92.
∑ The combined overall team (to include the support teams of student trainers, pep band, dance team, and tumbling team) grade point average was 2.94.
∑ A record 12 athletic and support teams earned 3.00 or higher semester grade-point averages.
Moreover, 91 student-athletes (23.1%) earned semester honors (3.50 GPA or higher) and 23 Retrievers produced perfect 4.00 semesters. One of those student-athletes, Lana Khvalina, earned her undergraduate degree in three years with a 4.00 cumulative grade-point average. Khvalina, a tennis standout, earned First Team Academic All America honors for the second consecutive year. Senior swimmer Carlos Canepa, a Peruvian Olympic hopeful, earned All District Academic All America honors.
TEAMS EARNING 3.00 GRADE-POINT AVERAGES OR HIGHER
Volleyball 3.33; Menís Tennis 3.25; Field Hockey 3.18; Womenís Swimming & Diving 3.16; Pep Band (s) 3.13; Tumbling Team (s) 3.11; Womenís Basketball 3.10; Womenís Soccer 3.07; Womenís Lacrosse 3.01; Womenís Tennis 3.01; Student-Trainers (s) 3.01; Womenís Track & Field 3.00.
(s) support squad