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MU Sports Honored By C-USA

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press


Conference U-S-A has honored Marshall's women's golf, men's cross country men's soccer and the women's swimming and diving teams with academic awards.

The Conference U-S-A Sport Academic Awards are given to the team in each league-sponsored sport with the highest grade point
average.

The Thundering Herd shared the women's golf award with Memphis
with a three-point-six-one G-P-A -- the highest for any athletic
team.

The men's cross country team claimed its honor with a
three-point-two-five G-P-A. The men's soccer team posted a
three-point-three-two G-P-A and the women's swimming and diving
team registered a three-point-four-two.

Marshall is one of four schools in the league to win the award
in multiple sports. Rice combined for seven Sport Academic Awards.
The Herd's four awards ranked second with its four honors and East
Carolina was third with three awards.


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