UAB Student-Athletes Excel In The Classroom

Dec. 20, 2013

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. --- UAB student-athletes’ success in their sports has carried over to the classroom as the Blazers wrapped up a successful 2013 fall term.  

Along with 182 Blazers who earned above a 3.0 this semester, 10 teams earned a team GPA above a 3.0, with women’s tennis taking top honors with a 3.80 team GPA. 

Overall, 32 students representing 13 different teams achieved perfection with a 4.0.  All combined Blazer student-athletes merited a 2.92 GPA for the fall semester with 15 student-athletes earning their degrees this past week. 

2013 Fall Graduates:
Danya Barsalona, women’s soccer
Jewel Christian, football
Rachel Cohen, women’s tennis
Whitney Fletcher, softball
Aaron Green, football
Rachel Harley, cross country
Patrick Huang, men’s soccer
Greg Irvin, football
Abigail McKay, rifle
Milan Milinkovic, men’s soccer
Jonathan Perry, football
Cornelius Richards, football
Babayele Sodade, men’s soccer
Thomas Sutton, men’s golf
Lytrice Thomas, Track and Field 

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