Seven UCLA teams have gained recognition for their academic excellence.
A school-record seven UCLA teams ranked in the top 10 percent within their sport in the 2016-2017 calendar year for academic progress rates. The classroom achievements earned them all the APR Public Recognition Award.
The UCLA Athletics Department announced on Thursday.
UCLA’s men’s cross country, men’s volleyball, men’s water polo, beach volleyball, women’s golf, women’s tennis and women’s water polo were the teams that received the award.
The academic progress rate is an annual scorecard of academic achievement calculated for Division I sports teams and measures eligibility, graduation and retention each semester or academic term.