15 Drury teams earn GLVC Team Academic awards

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.— Fifteen of Drury University’s nineteen sports that compete in the Great Lakes Valley Conference earned a GEICO Team Academic award for their work in the classroom in 2020-21. This marks the third straight year Drury has had 15 teams earn the award, which matches a department record.
The GLVC recognizes each team from member institutions that have maintained a 3.30-grade point average for the academic year.
The highest team GPA among Drury squads was the Panthers’ softball team. The DU softball squad earned a 3.61 while posting a 26-16 record and a 19-9 mark in conference play. The highest GPA for Drury’s men’s sports was the DU cross country team, who posted a 3.58 GPA.
Two Drury teams had the highest grade point average for their sport in the GLVC. Drury’s men’s cross country team had that honor along with the DU men’s track & field squad, who posted a 3.40 GAP.
Monday’s announcement from the GLVC is the first in a series of academic awards for 2020-21 that the league will unveil throughout the week.
Drury’s GEICO Team Academic All-GLVC award winners this year included:
Softball (3.61)
Women’s Golf (3.59)
Men’s Cross Country (3.58)
Women’s Soccer (3.57)
Women’s Swimming & Diving (3.54)
Volleyball (3.5)
Women’s Tennis (3.49)
Baseball (3.42)
Women’s Bowling (3.42)
Women’s Cross Country (3.41)
Men’s Track & Field (3.40)
Women’s Track & Field (3.37)
Women’s Basketball (3.35)
Men’s Golf (3.31)
Men’s Soccer (3.31)
Full news release from the GLVC

This article is provided by Drury University Athletics