SEMO soccer, men’s track and field win OVC academic awards

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(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.

Full List:

  • 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
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