Some 82 Fresno Pacific University student-athletes received Pacific West Conference Academic All-Conference honors for their academic performance during the 2014-15 season. Senior Dallas Nord, who had the highest GPA of any FPU student-athlete at 3.98, was named PacWest Men's Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year and senior John Koretoff, who graduated with a 3.80 GPA, was named the conference's Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
FPU’s 10 PacWest-sponsored sports were all represented, including a team-high 17 student-athletes from baseball, 12 from men’s track & field, 10 from men’s and women’s soccer, nine from women’s track & field, eight from volleyball, six from women’s basketball, five from men’s cross country, four from women’s cross country and one from men’s basketball.
The women’s cross country team achieved FPU’s highest team grade point average with 3.131, while the volleyball team posted a 3.092 mark.
PacWest Academic All-Conference honors were awarded to 1,488 student-athletes across 15 sports that compiled a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0. Student-athletes who are eligible to practice or compete with their respective teams are eligible to receive the honor.
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