Women's Cross Country receives inaugural Team GPA Award

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—The Birmingham-Southern women's cross country team was honored Tuesday evening at the annual opening-of-year athletic celebration with the inaugural Team GPA Award after recording the highest average GPA—3.535—of all of BSC's 22 teams.

Other teams in contention for the award were women's tennis with 3.38, volleyball with 3.35, baseball with 3.32, and women's soccer with 3.30.

The athletic department also honored 180 student-athletes for being named to the 2012-13 Southern Athletic Association Academic Honor Roll last season. To earn a spot on the Honor Roll, a student-athlete must maintain a GPA of 3.25 or better for the term.