David Eichenberger earned a perfect 4.0 GPA fall semester.
Jan. 9, 2012
OXFORD, Ohio - Grades for the 2011 fall semester were recently released and the Miami men's cross country and track and field teams both earned grade-point averages north of a 3.0 while 36 of those athletes individually had above a 3.0 GPA.
They were not the only Miami teams to have success in the classroom however, as 202 of just more than 500 Miami student-athletes recorded at least "B" averages during the recently completed fall semester and 18 of them compiled perfect 4.0 grade point averages.
Led by the women's cross country team's combined 3.64 GPA, the cumulative GPA average of all RedHawk athletes was an impressive 3.15. Nearly 82 percent of Miami's athletes had GPAs of at least 2.5.
Thirteen of Miami's 18 varsity teams--three men's and 10 women's squads--registered at least a 3.06 team GPA, while three other teams had average GPAs ranging from 2.93 to 2.98.
Miami's top academic performing teams:
1) 3.64 GPA by Women's Cross Country (21 total athletes)
2) 3.49 GPA by Women's Tennis (14)
3) 3.43 GPA by Women's Swimming & Diving (40)
4) 3.42 GPA by Women's Track & Field (28)
5) 3.39 GPA by Women's Volleyball (17)
6) 3.32 GPA by Men's Cross Country (9)
7) 3.25 GPA by Women's Basketball (13)
8) 3.22 GPA by Women's Synchronized Skating (53)
9) 3.21 GPA by Women's Field Hockey (18)
10) 3.15 GPA by Women's Softball (23)
11) 3.07 GPA by Men's Swimming & Diving (34)
12) 3.07 GPA by Men's Track & Field (27)
13) 3.06 GPA by Women's Soccer (29)
Miami's student-athletes who compiled perfect 4.0 GPAs during the fall semester:
Ellen Barhorst (West Chester, OH), Women's Swimming & Diving
Katie Bootsma (Eden Prairie, MN), Women's Swimming & Diving
Alex Chitwood (Carmel, IN), Women's Cross Country and Track & Field
Rachael Clay (Rossford, OH), Women's Track & Field
Cynthia Donovan (Cincinnati, OH), Women's Swimming & Diving
David Eichenberger (Plainfield, IN), Men's Cross Country and Track & Field
Hanna Furmanava (Minsk, Belarus), Women's Tennis
Brandi Hernandez (Bartlett, IL), Women's Softball
Erica Howes (Fairfax, VA), Women's Cross Country and Track & Field
Courtney Larson (Columbus, IN), Women's Basketball
Annie Marquiss (Solon, OH), Women's Swimming & Diving
Lauren McHenry (Raleigh, NC), Women's Synchronized Swimming
Kelley Miller (Dublin, OH), Women's Cross Country and Track & Field
Emily Mossler (Indianapolis, IN), Women's Cross Country and Track & Field
Sarah Mueller (Berlin, Germany), Women's Field Hockey
Kori Tatman (Amanda, OH), Women's Track & Field
Sarah Tirrell (North Canton, OH), Women's Cross Country and Track & Field
Lisa Werwinski (Canton, OH), Women's Swimming & Diving