WSU Student-Athletes Post 3.25 GPA in Fall 2016

Warriors graduation rate is 76 percent.

Wayne State University says 73 percent of its student-athletes earned a grade-point average higher than 3.0 in the 2016 fall semester. The combined GPA for all student-athletes was 3.25, the highest in the athletic department’s history. Athletic Director Rob Fournier tells WDET’s Pat Batcheller the credit goes to the players, coaches, instructors, and staff. Fournier says 25 student-athletes earned a 4.0 GPA, and the program’s graduation rate was 76 percent. Click on the audio player to hear the conversation.

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WSU student-athletes with 4.0 GPA in fall 2016

Name Sport
Richard Hovde Baseball
Dennis Olszewski Baseball
Amber Stephens Basketball
Teresa Diehl Cross Country
Christine Scheer Cross Country
Nader Rayyan Fencing
Kyle Toth Football
Greg Webber Football
Donovan Zezula Football
Joanne Adams Golf
Rylee George Golf
Amanda Noakes Golf
Emily Cava Softball
Rachelle Clayton Softball
Bella McLaury Softball
Holly Krill Swimming & Diving
Elizabeth Maraskine Swimming & Diving
Nicholas Ang Tennis
Liz Ghellere Tennis
Andreea Mitrache Tennis
Derek Sammons Tennis
Taylor Vane Tennis
Grace Mendoza Track & Field
Alexa Methner Volleyball
Haley Tenelshof Volleyball

Source: WSU Athletic Department



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