NORTH NEWTON, KAN. – Bethel College was among three schools in the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) to lead the way in the number of Academic Team awards for 2014–15.
The KCAC announced its All-Academic Teams for the past school year Oct. 20. Teams with the highest grade point average in each sport are designated as conference champions.
For Bethel, that was softball, women’s soccer and men’s indoor track.
The KCAC All-Academic Team Award debuted in 2013–14, introduced by conference Faculty Athletics Representatives (FARs) to highlight the most successful teams in the classroom.
Along with Bethel, Bethany College, Lindsborg, and Ottawa University were at the top with threeteams apiece on the list.
The highest team GPA belongs to Bethel College men’s indoor track and field, at 3.850.
To be eligible, the cumulative GPA for student-athletes whose names appear on a team’s participation list must be above 2.75 on a 4.0scale. All teams honored hold better than a 3.0GPA.