CMU Captures Fourth Consecutive Institutional Academic Achievement Award

Updated 8/7/2000

CLEVELAND, OHIO (Aug. 7) - Central Michigan University won its fourth MAC Institutional Academic Achievement Award in as many years. The honor is presented to the Mid-American Conference member that has the highest overall institutional grade-point average for student athletes competing in MAC sponsored sports.

CMU is the only school to win the award four times in a row. Bowling Green earned the honor in 1995 and 1996. CMU won the award outright in 1998 and tied for first place with Ball State in 1997. A complete list of each school's student-athlete GPA follows:


School		  MAC  Sports  Student Athletes	GPA
Akron		  16	304	2.73
Ball State	  18	336	2.99
Bowling Green	  21	466	2.97
Buffalo		  17	396	2.77
Central Michigan  16	377	3.07
Eastern Michigan  22	505	2.94
Kent State	  18	329	2.91
Marshall	  16	326	2.88
Miami		  17	396	2.90
Northern Illinois 17	401	2.74	
Ohio		  19	426	2.90
Toledo		  19	345	2.93
Western Michigan  18	363	2.96

Previous Winners

  • 1999-2000: Central Michigan
  • 1998-99: Central Michigan
  • 1997-98: Central Michigan
  • 1996-97: Central Michigan & Ball State
  • 1995-96: Bowling Green
  • 1994-95: Bowling Green