SEMO soccer, men’s track and field win OVC academic awards
(KBSI) – The Ohio Valley Conference announced the OVC Institutional and Team Academic Achievement Award winners for the 2022-23 academic year on August 8.
Southern Indiana won the overall Institutional Achievement award which is presented annually to the member institution with the greatest percentage of its eligible student-athletes that earn a 3.25 grade point average or higher for that academic year. Southern Indiana completed its first year in the OVC in 2022-23.
Southeast Missouri won awards for Women’s Soccer and Men’s Track and Field.
The OVC Team Academic Achievement Awards are presented annually in each conference-sponsored sport to the member institution’s team with the greatest percentage of its eligible student-athletes who achieved a 3.25 grade point average or higher. The prizes were awarded in 17 sports.
Southeast Missouri women’s soccer, tennis, and men’s track & field took home the team awards from the conference.
The awards cap the announcements regarding 2022-23 academic year awards. It was previously announced that 1,396 OVC student-athletes were named to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll (for having a 3.25 GPA or better) while 292 student-athletes achieved perfect 4.0 GPA’s to earn the OVC Academic Medal of Honor.
- Baseball: Eastern Illinois
- Men’s Basketball: Morehead State, Southern Indiana
- Women’s Basketball: Eastern Illinois
- Beach Volleyball: Morehead State
- Men’s Cross Country: Little Rock
- Women’s Cross Country: Southern Indiana
- Football: Lindenwood
- Men’s Golf: SIUE
- Women’s Golf: Tennessee Tech
- Rifle: Morehead State
- Women’s Soccer: Southeast Missouri
- Softball: Eastern Illinois
- Men’s Tennis: Tennessee State, Tennessee Tech
- Women’s Tennis: Eastern Illinois, Southeast Missouri
- Men’s Track and Field: Southeast Missouri
- Women’s Track and Field: Southern Indiana
- Women’s Volleyball: Morehead State