ST. SIMONS ISLAND – Georgia’s Athletic Board receives reports not just about the Bulldogs’ on-field and financial performances, but also about their academic performance.
Contained in the information provided to board members at this week’s meetings here was the spring semester grade point average of every UGA sports team.
The men’s and women’s teams with the highest GPAs? Swimming, in both cases.
The men’s and women’s teams with the lowest GPAs? Basketball, in both cases.
Overall, Georgia athletes had a 2.98 GPA for spring semester (2.82 for the men and 3.14 for the women). Football came in at 2.76.
Here’s the team-by-team breakdown for spring semester 2010, with teams listed in order of GPA:
Sport # of students Semester GPA
Swimming 24 3.21