U of L basketball Ranks Among National APR Leaders

University of Louisville women’s basketball is among the nation’s leaders within its sport in the most recent multiyear Academic Progress Rate (APR) data, the NCAA released on Wednesday.

The Cardinals ranked among the top 10 percent in their respective sport in the latest APR, which measures academic eligibility, retention, and graduation for student-athletes.

Women’s basketball put together a 3.272 GPA in the 2017 fall semester and a 3.472 GPA in the 2018 spring semester, which is the best spring GPA in program history. It has recorded better than a 3.0 GPA in eight straight semesters.

Their cumulative 3.422 GPA for the 2017-18 season is the highest in head coach Jeff Walz’s tenure.

Ten of 12 team members were above a 3.0 GPA for the 2017 fall semester, while nine of 12 eclipsed a 3.0 in the 2018 spring semester.

Arica Carter, Sam Fuehring and Jazmine Jones were honored on the 2018 ACC All-Academic Team, while six players made Dean’s List.

Myisha Hines-Allen graduated last weekend with a degree in Sport Administration and a minor in Communications.