Loyola honors 163 student-athletes at academic ceremony

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Athletic Director Brett Simpson gives a speech at the Scholar-Athlete Award Ceremony. 163 student-athletes were honored. Photo credit: Loyola New Orleans Athletics

Andres Fuentes

Loyola’a athletic department invited outstanding athletes to be honored for their efforts in their sports and in the classroom.

On April 30, the 15th-annual Scholar-Athlete Award Ceremony was held in the St. Charles Room.

A total of 163 student-athletes were recognized at the event, as well as a Loyola-record 17 NAIA Scholar Teams, 29 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes, and 45 graduates.

The 17 Scholar Teams earned a collective GPA of 3.00 or higher.

The 2019 senior class also received their graduation stoles.

2018 NAIA Scholar Teams

  • Women’s Cross Country – 3.59 GPA
  • Men’s Cross Country – 3.52 GPA
  • Women’s Golf – 3.33 GPA
  • Men’s Swimming – 3.33 GPA
  • Women’s Tennis – 3.33 GPA
  • Men’s Indoor Track & Field – 3.31 GPA
  • Men’s Outdoor Track & Field – 3.31 GPA
  • Women’s Swimming – 3.29 GPA
  • Women’s Indoor Track & Field – 3.29 GPA
  • Women’s Outdoor Track & Field – 3.29 GPA
  • Competitive Cheer – 3.27 GPA
  • Volleyball – 3.17 GPA
  • Women’s Basketball – 3.15 GPA
  • Competitive Dance – 3.11 GPA
  • Baseball – 3.08 GPA
  • Men’s Basketball – 3.05 GPA
  • Men’s Tennis – 3.02 GPA

Daktronics-NAIA Scholar Athletes