Published on July 26 2013 8:20 am
Three Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville teams were honored by the Ohio Valley Conference recently as recipients of the Team Academic Achievement Awards.
Men's cross country, women's golf and women's tennis finished with the greatest percent of their student-athletes who achieved a grade point average of 3.25 or higher. Three teams is the most recognized in a single season since SIUE joined the OVC.
The OVC also recognized 10 SIUE student-athletes as Medal of Honor winners. Those student-athletes achieved a perfect 4.00 GPA. There were 86 SIUE student-athletes who achieved a grade point average of 3.25 or better and were honored as members of the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Jessie Wendt, a Teutopolis High School graduate, was an honor roll recipient in women's basketball. Wendte is from Sigel.