Spring grades are out, and for the tenth straight semester, UK Athletics posted a 3.0 department-wide GPA. Eighteen of UK’s 20 teams reached Mitch Barnhart’s goal of a 3.0 GPA and five had GPAs of better than 3.5. The women’s cross country team led the way with a sterling GPA of 3.652 and was closely followed by women’s golf (3.568) and women’s swimming and diving (3.548). The men’s golf team led all men’s teams with a GPA of 3.538, while the coed rifle team had a GPA of 3.512.
The men’s basketball team posted a 2.615 GPA among scholarship players and 2.728 GPA among scholarship and non-scholarship players. While those marks aren’t exactly stellar, they are an increase over the fall semester GPAs of 2.418/2.547. Meanwhile, the football team had a 2.568 GPA among scholarship players and 2.680 GPA among scholarship and non-scholarship players, a slight improvement over the fall’s 2.531/2.655.
Check out all the spring grades by sport here.