A school record 93 Sonoma State University student-athletes have earned All-Academic honors from their respective conferences for the 2015-16 academic year. And for the second consecutive year, Sonoma State student-athletes set a new department GPA record, topping last year's record of 3.037 with a combined GPA of 3.097 in 2015-16.
"Our top priority has always been, and will continue to be, academic excellence," said Bill Fusco, senior director of intercollegiate athletics. "To see the unprecedented effort put forth by our student-athletes this past year is quite impressive. We are extremely proud of their individual and collective efforts to not only excel in competition, but to excel in the classroom as well."
Ten of the fourteen athletic programs at Sonoma State earned a GPA of 3.0 or higher in 2015-16.
In the California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) conference alone, 70 student-athletes were honored, the highest number of any California State University campus in the conference.
CCAA All-Academic SelectionsUC San Diego, 87
Sonoma State, 70
Cal Poly Pomona, 64
CSU Monterey Bay, 61
CSU San Marcos, 60
Cal State East Bay, 58
Stanislaus State, 58
San Francisco St., 56
Humboldt State, 55
CSU San Bernardino, 54
Chico State, 51
CSU Dominguez Hills, 32
Cal State L.A., 16
The CCAA placed 70 Seawolves on its 2015-16 All-Academic team, the Pacific West Conference named 11 men's and women's tennis student-athletes to its Honor Roll, and the Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches recognized 10 women's water polo student-athletes for their academic excellence. In addition, two women's golf student-athletes who compete without a conference affiliation were honored by the department for having a 3.4 GPA or higher.