Jacobus, Winn Named Elite 90 Winners

Jacobus, Winn Named Elite 90 Winners

Arkansas Lexi Jacobus and John Winn were presented with the NCAA Elite 90 award as the top scholar-athlete competing at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships.

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University of Arkansas student-athletes have combined to earn the top graduation success rate (GSR) in the history of the Razorback program according to a report released this week by the NCAA.

Sixty-two Razorbacks were named to the 2018-19 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll, announced Tuesday by SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey. 

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For the 19th consecutive semester Arkansas student-athletes posted a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better, finishing the spring semester with an impressive 3.24. The stellar GPA also marks the 10th straight semester the student-athletes have recorded a GPA of 3.2 or better.

As graduates and families descend onto the University of Arkansas campus for commencement, thousands will be headed to two iconic Razorback venues for that special day.

For the seventh consecutive year, the University of Arkansas exceeds the benchmark Academic Progress Rate (APR) multiyear rate of 930 in all 19 of its intercollegiate sport programs. All programs eclipsed the benchmark by at least 26 points with 15 programs besting the 930 benchmark by 38 points or more.

A school record six University of Arkansas intercollegiate athletic programs earned public recognition awards for their exemplary academic performance by the NCAA on Wednesday.

A total of 705 student-athletes, including 35 Razorbacks, were named to the 2018-19 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll, Wednesday by SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey.

Arkansas’ Office of Student-Athlete Success graduate assistants Steve Burkholder, Grace Flowers and Earl Hill along with Director of Golf Operations Kelly Nielson attended the NCAA Emerging Leaders Seminar February 6-8 in Indianapolis, Indiana at the NCAA national office.