Newman student-athletes own top GPA awards
Newman University student-athletes have achieved the highest GPA in the Heartland Conference six times in the past seven years. Counting individual team awards as well as
combined men’s, combined women’s, and overall top GPA categories, Newman has garnered more GPA awards in the Heartland Conference, 19, than the rest of the conference put together, 3.
Also, for the third consecutive year the Newman University Men’s Cross Country Team had the highest GPA in the nation in all of the NCAA, including Division I, II and III, according to
the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). The men had a team GPA of 3.80.
The Women’s Cross Country Team earned top honors in the USTFCCCA ranking for the fifth straight season, with a team GPA of 3.23. Both the Newman Men’s and Women’s Cross
Country Teams were named Academic All-American teams in February by the USTFCCCA.