BRENTWOOD, Tenn.— SIUE has claimed two Ohio Valley Conference Team Academic Achievement Award honors for the 2018-19 season. Men's basketball and women's soccer each received the honor from the OVC.
The award is given annually to the OVC teams with the highest percentage of student-athletes who achieved a grade point average of 3.25 or higher per sport.
The OVC honored a record number of athletes for their academic achievement this past year, including 1,349 student-athlete being named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25 GPA or better). The conference also presented 268 student-athletes with the Academic Medal of Honor for achieving a 4.0 GPA.
OVC Institutional Academic Achievement Award: Belmont University
Men's Basketball: SIUE
Women's Basketball: Belmont
Men's Cross Country: Belmont
Women's Cross Country: Southeast Missouri
Football: Murray State
Men's Golf: Austin Peay
Women's Golf: Austin Peay
Rifle: Morehead State
Women's Soccer: SIUE
Softball: Murray State
Men's Tennis: Austin Peay
Women's Tennis: Southeast Missouri
Men's Track and Field: Morehead State
Women's Track and Field: Southeast Missouri
Women's Volleyball: Belmont