San Diego, California - The San Diego State women’s tennis and volleyball programs were publicly recognized by the NCAA today for outstanding academic achievements. Both programs posted a perfect multiyear Academic Progress Rate (APR) of 1,000, easily placing them in the top 10 percent of their respective sports nationally.
The APR is an annual scorecard of academic achievement calculated for all Division I sports teams. The most recent APRs are multiyear rates based on scores from the 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic years. Both Aztec programs honored today had every student-athlete that was on athletic aide, remain academically eligible and enrolled at the school each semester during the last four academic years.
With the two programs receiving the public recognition honor this season, San Diego State has now received the NCAA’s honor a total of 15 times in school history.
The San Diego State women’s tennis program has received this honor five of the last six seasons. It is one of only three Mountain West women’s tennis programs to earn the honor at least five times.
The SDSU volleyball program has earned the NCAA distinction three times in school history, including each of the last two seasons. The program is one of only three MW volleyball programs to receive the NCAA recognition on at least three occasions.
APR scores for all Division I teams will be released May 23.