|Nearly 62 percent of UND's student-athletes achieve 3.0 GPA|
A total of 257 student-athletes achieved either a grade point average of at least 3.0 during the 2009 fall semester or a cumulative 3.0 GPA through the fall 2009 semester. Those student-athletes constitute approximately 60 percent of UND's total student-athlete population.
Forty-one student-athletes carried either a perfect 4.0 GPA during the fall semester or a cumulative 4.0 GPA through the fall 2009 semester.
Earlier this month, a league-high 32 UND student-athletes earned 2009 Fall Academic All-Great West Conference honors, including a league-leading four student-athletes with perfect 4.0 grade point averages. Also during the fall 2009 semester, senior football players Brandon Hellevang and Andrew Miller were named to the 12th annual Football Championship Subdivision Athletics Directors Association Academic All-Star team. Both players were also among the six finalists selected for the ninth annual FCS ADA's $5,000 postgraduate scholarship.
For a complete list of student-athletes being recognized at Academic Awards Night, please visit www.fightingsioux.com . List includes current student-athletes as well as student-athletes who have exhausted their athletic eligibility but are in their fifth year of athletic aid.
-- Jayson Hajdu, Director, Athletic Media Relations, firstname.lastname@example.org, 777-2985