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Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Derek Cowherd

Rebels post record GPA in classroom

OXFORD, Miss. – Success wasn’t limited to the fields and courts this fall, as Ole Miss student-athletes achieved the highest cumulative grade point average (2.96) in recorded history, with over 50 percent of all student-athletes earning a 3.0 GPA or higher and 10 receiving their degrees. In addition to those who made a 3.0, 113 posted a 3.50 or better, 68 finished with a 3.75 or better and 19 achieved a perfect 4.0 GPA. (December 21, 2014, Page 1B)

Rebels tab Saxon to aid in athlete development

Ole Miss athletics director Ross Bjork added to his leadership team when he announced that Jennifer Saxon would join the Ole Miss Athletics Department as assistant AD of student- athlete development. Saxon joins the Rebel team after a five-year stint at South Carolina State including serving as senior women’s administrator and assistant AD for athletics academic enhancement. (August 12, 2014, Page 8)

Three Rebel sports earn prestigious APR award

Three Ole Miss teams have been recognized among the elite academic programs in the country in their sport with the NCAA’s announcement of the public recognition awards on Wednesday. The Ole Miss women’s cross country, women’s golf and women’s volleyball teams received the prestigious honor for their latest Academic Progress Rates (APR). (May 8, 2014, Page 8)

Ole Miss teams show better APR numbers in 2012-13

Fourteen teams at Ole Miss posted multi-year scores above the national average for Division I in their respective sports while four teams achieved a perfect 1000 score in the latest Academic Progress Rate (APR) report released by the NCAA Tuesday. (more…) (June 12, 2013, Page 2B)

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