Record GPA

NCAA Academic Progress Rate

ORLANDO (UCFKnights.com) – Following the graduation of 45 student-athletes over the weekend, yet another successful semester in the classroom has passed for UCF Athletics and the spring of 2017 was one to remember.

The Knights put forth a department-wide record grade-point average (GPA) of 3.27, marking the 19th consecutive term of the department recording a GPA above a 3.0.

More than 60 percent of UCF student-athletes finished the spring semester with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and an unprecedented 36.2 percent earned Dean's List honors for holding 3.4 or higher.  A total of 37 Knights recorded a perfect 4.0 for the semester.

"We are extremely proud of the academic success we have had here at UCF," said Dr. Eric Wood, Senior Associate Athletics Director for Academic Services. "Our student-athletes put in a great deal of time and effort into their academics and these results show that. We have a great culture of support for our student-athletes here at UCF and we take pride in their ability to succeed in both athletics and academics."

The volleyball team held the highest GPA for the spring semester, recording a team average GPA of 3.74. The men's tennis team recorded the top GPA among the men's teams, finishing the spring with a GPA of 3.36.

UCF Athletics Graduates, May 2017
Robby Howell - Psychology
Nick McCoy - Interdisciplinary Studies
Juan Pimentel - Interdisciplinary Studies

Men's Basketball
Tank Efianayi - Interdisciplinary Studies
Shaheed Davis - Interdisciplinary Studies

Tony Guerad - Interdisciplinary Studies
Chris Johnson- Criminal Justice
Justin McDonald- Interdisciplinary Studies
Seyvon Lowry- Interdisciplinary Studies
T.J. Mutcherson- Career & Technical Education (Master's)
Michael Willett- Legal Studies
Dontravious Wilson- Interdisciplinary Studies

Men's Golf
Ryan Stovash - Human Communication
George Williams - Interdisciplinary Studies

Men's Tennis
Arjun Watane - Computer Science
Chris Barrus - Finance
Reece Acree - Radio/TV Advertising

Women's Basketball
Zykira Lewis - Criminal Justice

Women's Golf
Ashley Holder - Human Communication
Ayaka Nakayama - Human Communication
Johanna Larsson - Psychology

Jasmine Blais - Interdisciplinary Studies
Danielle Taylor - Advertising/Public Relations
Kristen Taylor - Forensic Science
Ashleigh Boyd - Accounting and Finance
Danielle Mikell - Political Science

Jamie Ujvari - Hospitality Management
Taylor Wagner - Health Sciences Pre-Clinical
Brittany Solis - Marketing
Linnea Goodman - Advertising/Public Relations
Willow Kalinen - Sport and Exercise Science
Manami Calixto - Interdisciplinary Studies

Women's Soccer
Cortney O'Connell - Interdisciplinary Studies

Women's Tennis
Cortney Cesarini - Advertising/Public Relations

Track & Field
Tere Cooley - Health Administration
Cessily Jones - Human Communication
Lia King - Human Communication
Na'Kiya Russell - Information Technology

Jalé Hervey - Human Communication
Taylor Gallart - Human Communication
Halle Scott - Marketing

Brianna Tucciarone - Elementary Education
Danielle Mathis - Hospitality Management
Jesse Stokes - Hospitality Management
Kyle Jaimes - History