Navy Gymnasts Receive Academic Honors
Aug 19, 2013
ANNAPOLIS, Md. - The College Gymnastics Association recently announced its 2013 national academic teams as well as its All-America Scholar-Athletes. As a team, Navy ranked fifth in the nation in with a team grade point average of 3.169, while six Midshipmen were honored as All-American Scholar-Athletes. Junior Josh Steves and sophomores Josh Gong, Connor Westrick, David Frick, Eric Poletti and Andrew Potts garnered All-America Scholar-Athlete accolades for posting GPAs above 3.2 during the spring semester.
Steves (honors mathematics), Gong (physics), Westrick (systems engineering), Frick (mathematics) and Poletti (mathematics) all garnered first-team status by posting GPAs of 3.5 or higher during the spring. Steves was one of just eight student-athletes recognized that had a perfect 4.0 GPA.
Potts (quantitative economics) earned second-team All-America Scholar-Athlete honors.
In total, 89 gymnasts received first-team honors for earning a GPA of 3.5 or higher, while 45 were recognized on the second team with a GPA between 3.2-3.49. Stanford led the nation with a team GPA of 3.445.