CBU Leads Academic All-Pacwest Selections
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (June 27, 2016) – California Baptist University placed a conference-high 167 student-athletes on the
2015-16 Academic All-PacWest teams. This is the third year in a row that the Lancers
have grabbed the most distinctions, with 11 more student-athletes earning the honor
from last year's results.
To earn the Academic All-PacWest recognition, athletes must have achieved at least a cumulative 3.0 grade-point average and be eligible for participation or practice in their sport.
"I'm so proud of our student-athlete success in the classroom," said Dr. Micah Parker, director of athletics. "Our student-athletes are competing in all aspects of their opportunities at CBU."
CBU's women's cross country and track team garnered the most Academic All-PacWest honors, placing 18 student-athletes on the list. Both Lancer baseball and softball teams were close behind with 17 each, while women's soccer had 15 Lancers on the list.
This past year, CBU also boasted its highest Academic Success Rate at 92-percent and highest department grade point average at 3.241. Lancers women's volleyball team boasted the highest team GPA with a 3.809 over the year (3.864 in the spring). The Lancers men's golf had the highest men's GPA with a 3.276, while men's basketball won the spring with a 3.261.