Only once before has Tech received five NCAA Public Recognition Awards for a single academic year - 2008-09 (baseball, men's cross country, women's cross country, golf and volleyball).
The Marshall women's swimming and diving program was recognized Wednesday by the NCAA for having an outstanding Academic Progress Rate (APR) that ranked in the top 10 percent nationally. The Chippewas have earned a spot in the top 10 in each of the four seasons since the program's resurrection in fall, 2014.
The APR measures the eligibility, retention and graduation of student-athletes.
Women's basketball picked up the recognition for the 13th straight year and the program is just one of 85 teams from all sports that have earned the recognition in every year of program.More news: Moon sighted, first Ramzan on Thursday
Georgia Tech women's cross country, golf, men's tennis, women's track & field and volleyball all earned the honor for the four-year period ending in 2016-17. The most recent APRs are multi-year rates based on scores from the 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016-17 academic years.
Former student-athletes who return to school and graduate can earn a bonus point for their former team applied to the time he or she graduates.
The UA men's cross country team and women's golf teams both scored 1,000s in the report, released Wednesday morning.
The mission of the Ole Miss Student-Athlete Development program is to challenge student-athletes to be lifelong learners while pursuing continuous improvement academically, socially, personally and professionally during and beyond their careers as student-athletes. Seven national championship teams so far this year have earned Public Recognition Awards.More news: Circle In Plans To Create A Dollar-Pegged Cryptocurrency, Raises $110 Million
The NCAA's April is created to track the academic progress of each student-athlete on scholarship at a particular institution.
The University of Arkansas has earned a public recognition award in 12 of the 13 years since the program was initiated.
April is an annual scorecard of academic achievement calculated for all Division I sports teams.
Each student receiving athletically related financial aid earns one point for staying in school and one point for remaining eligible.More news: Amazon Alexa developers get eight new voices
All Division I programs' April scores will be released publicly on May 23. The Nittany Lions have won 107 Big Ten championships or tournament titles since capturing their first crown in 1992-93, including conference titles in women's soccer, women's volleyball and wrestling in 2017-18.