UAB Sees 104 Student-Athletes Earn C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal

BIRMINGHAM – The UAB Department of Athletics had 104 student-athletes earn the Conference USA Academic Medal, Commissioner Judy MacLeod announced on Thursday. UAB had the highest percentage of the 14 C-USA teams with 24.7% of its student-athletes receiving the honor.
 
Student-athletes who earned the Academic Medal maintained a 3.75 GPA or higher for the 2020-21 academic year. With 104 recipients, UAB had the second most student-athletes of any Conference USA school earn the Academic Medal.
 
 
UAB Conference USA Academic Medal Recipients by Team:
Baseball – 3
Men’s Basketball – 2
Women’s Basketball – 4
Cross Country/Track & Field – 14
Football – 9
Men’s Golf – 1
Women’s Golf – 3
Men’s Soccer – 10
Women’s Soccer – 20    
Softball – 10
Men’s Tennis – 3
Women’s Tennis – 7
Beach Volleyball – 8
Volleyball – 3
Bowling – 2
Mixed Rifle – 5
 
On Wednesday, C-USA announced that 282 UAB student-athletes were recognized on the Conference USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll for those who maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.

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