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Naval Academy Ranks Near The Top In The NCAA Academic Progress Rate

Brigade of Midshipmen

May 14, 2014

Twenty-two of Navy's 25 NCAA sponsored varsity sports programs rank above the national average in their respective sport in the Academic Progress Rate report released today by the NCAA.

"Our student-athletes strive to set the bar in everything they do" said Naval Academy Director of Athletics Chet Gladchuk. "The support and encouragement they receive through the Commandant and his staff and the academic dean's office and his staff is extraordinary and provides tremendous motivation to be successful across the board. We are all proud that our student-athletes are not only leaders on the field of competition, but in the classroom as well."

The Academic Progress Rate is a real-time measure of eligibility and retention of student-athletes competing on every Division I sports team. The APR awards two points each term to student-athletes who meet academic-eligibility standards and who remain with the institution. A team's APR is the total points earned by the team at a given time divided by the total points possible.

The report is based on NCAA Division I Academic Progress Rate data submitted by the institution for the 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13 academic years.

                                     Naval Academy APR      Average APR For Division I
Baseball                                     984                                                 967

Men’s Basketball                      969                                                 957

Women’s Basketball                 986                                                973

Men’s Cross Country                995                                                977

Women’s Cross Country           977                                                985

Football                                       971                                                 956

Men’s Golf                                1000                                                 975

Men’s Gymnastics                      994                                                 981

Men’s Lacrosse                            987                                                 975

Women’s Lacrosse                       992                                                986

Rifle                                                993                                                976

Women’s Rowing                        995                                                 988

Men’s Soccer                                 983                                                 970

Women’s Soccer                            995                                                 982

Men’s Swimming                           997                                                 977

Women’s Swimming                      988                                                 987

Men’s Tennis                                   983                                                 977

Women’s Tennis                              980                                                 983

Men’s Indoor Track                         990                                                978

Women’s Indoor Track                    989                                                980

Men’s Outdoor Track                      992                                                969

Women’s Outdoor Track                 989                                                978

Women’s Volleyball                        978                                                982

Water Polo                                          998                                                983

Wrestling                                            988                                                962

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