Men’s Athletics Wins Two Academic Excellence Awards from Team BIG EAST


NEW YORK, NY- The BIG EAST Conference has announced the 22 teams that have been recognized with the 2021-22 Team Academic Excellence Awards for compiling the highest GPAs in each sport in the conference. The Providence College men’s track and field team won the BIG EAST Team Academic Excellence Awards for both indoor and outdoor seasons.

Winners were chosen based on the 2021-2022 GPA of each student-athlete who was on an institution’s roster at the last Championship Segment competition in each conference-sponsored sport.

Ten schools had at least one honored team, with Creighton leading with four. Butler and St. John’s are tied for second with three recognized teams. DePaul, Georgetown, Providence, Seton Hall and Villanova each had two teams that earned academic excellence accolades, while Denver and Marquette both had one.

2021-22 BIG EAST Team Academic Excellence Award Winners

sport School GPA
Baseball Seton room 3.45
men’s basketball Villanova 3.371
women’s basketball Creighton 3.41
cross country men Creighton 3.792
Women’s Cross Country Creighton 3.837
Men’s indoor athletics Providence 3.551
Women’s indoor athletics Butler 3.678
Men’s outdoor athletics Providence 3.551
Outdoor athletics for women Butler 3.678
Field hockey Villanova 3.596
male golf Marquette 3.769
female golf St. John’s 3.874
men’s lacrosse St. John’s 3.52
Women’s Lacrosse denver 3.648
men’s football St. John’s 3.542
Women’s football Butler 3.75
Soft ball From Paul 3.682
Swimming and diving men georgetown 3.593
Women’s swimming and diving Seton Room 3.591
Men’s Tennis georgetown 3.748
women’s tennis From Paul 3.949
Volleyball Creighton 3.714

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