Bowling Green Captures 2009-10 Institutional Academic Achievement Award

Updated 8/17/2010

CLEVELAND, OHIO - Bowling Green State University has been named the winner of the 2009-10 Mid-American Conference Institutional Academic Achievement Award.  For the academic year, BGSU posted an overall athletic grade point average (GPA) of 3.107 based on 376 student-athletes in 18 sports.

The honor is presented annually to the MAC institution which achieves the highest overall institutional GPA for student-athletes competing in institutionally sponsored sports for the academic year.   A list of each top-five school's 2009-10 GPA follows:

Institution                      Sports                     Student-Athletes            GPA

Bowling Green                     18                                376                             3.107

Toledo                                 14                                360                             3.101

Ball State                              19                                427                             3.061

Miami                                   19                                534                             3.041

Eastern Michigan                  21                                547                             3.026