March 25, 2016
Tagged: Athletics, Office of Admissions, Transfer Students

Adelphi Athletics by the (GPA) Numbers

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For the second consecutive year, the Adelphi University women’s softball team posted the highest overall GPA across all divisions and teams recognized by the National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association (NFCA). The Panthers posted a team GPA of 3.785 for the 2014–2015 academic year.

Besides the team GPA honor, 15 Panther softballers made the NFCA All-America Scholar Athlete list with a 3.5 or higher.

Moreover—also for the second year—the Panthers softball team’s GPA was the highest among the 24 teams that won Northeast-10 (NE-10) Conference 2014–2015 Team Academic Excellence Awards.

Adelphi’s NE-10 champion women’s volleyball squad posted the conference’s second highest GPA (3.67). Adelphi’s other top GPA team performers on the NE-10 list were women’s soccer (3.519) and men’s soccer (3.263).


Looks Like School Spirit: In October 2015, the Adelphi women’s bowling team won the Center for Student Involvement’s #AUWearItWednesdays Social Media Competition, aimed at bolstering the wearing on campus of Adelphi’s colors, brown and gold.

This piece appeared in the Spring 2016 Transfer Students Newsletter.

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