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More academic honors for Barton athletics

POSTED August 10, 2017 11:25 p.m.

With 55 student athletes earning academic awards through the NJCAA and several teams among the top five nationally in grade point average, it should come as no surprise the Barton athletic department was among the top in the Jayhawk Conference.
In fact, the Cougars were the top team academic team in the Jayhawk.
The Cougars finished the past academic season with a 3.27 department-wide GPA, well ahead of the second best in the conference. That belonged to Allen County at 3.06.
The Cougars had five sports finish with the highest GPA in the conference. Volleyball, men’s soccer, men’s basketball and men’s indoor track and baseball all posted the highest GPA’s in the Jayhawk.
All but one sport finished in the top three in the conference with the exception of one.
The Cougars have more sports than any other school in the conference with 18 if you split indoor and outdoor track. Of those, 16 had a GPA of 3.0 or higher. The conference average was 2.90.

List of Barton’s Sports
in the Jayhawk Conference
Baseball (3.42) – 1st in Jayhawk
Basketball - Men’s (3.17) – 1st in Jayhawk
Basketball – Women’s (3.45) – 3rd in Jayhawk
Cross Country – Men’s (3.15) – 3rd in Jayhawk
Cross Country - Women’s (3.23) – 3rd in Jayhawk
Golf - Men’s (3.17) – 3rd in Jayhawk
Golf - Women’s (3.67) – 2nd in Jayhawk
Soccer - Men’s (3.31) – 1st in Jayhawk
Soccer - Women’s (3.26) – 3rd in Jayhawk
Softball (3.47) – 5th in Jayhawk
Tennis - Men’s (3.29) – 2nd in Jayhawk
Tennis - Women’s (3.44) – 2nd in Jayhawk
Track and Field (Indoor) – Men (2.95) – 1st in Jayhawk
Track and Field (Indoor) – Women (3.08) – 3rd in Jayhawk
Track and Field (Outdoor) – Men (3.04) – 2nd in Jayhawk
Track and Field (Outdoor) – Women (3.13) – 3rd in Jayhawk
Volleyball (3.83) – 1st in Jayhawk
Wrestling (2.90) – 3rd in Jayhawk

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