Three Penmen Squads Honored for Highest NE10 GPA

Three Penmen Squads Honored for Highest NE10 GPA


MANSFIELD, Mass. – The Southern New Hampshire University men's cross country, volleyball and women's basketball teams were all recognized by the Northeast-10 on Wednesday for attaining the highest grade-point average in their respective sports.

Men's cross country turned in a 3.435 GPA, while volleyball recorded a 3.670 and women's basketball landed a 3.604. The three teams for SNHU was second best in the conference of 24 sports.

A record 80 percent of the league's 291 teams achieved a GPA of 3.0 or higher – up from 75 percent a year ago.

The NE10 is an association of 15 diverse institutions serving student-athletes across 24 NCAA Division II sports. Together we build brilliant futures by embracing the journey of every student-athlete. 

Each year, 4,500 student-athletes compete in conference championships, making the NE10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the NE10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.

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