School Record Six Friar Programs Earn NCAA APR Public Recognition Awards
May 7, 2014
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
A school record six Providence College athletic teams received Public Recognition Awards today (May 7) as part of the NCAA Academic Progress Rate (APR) program.
The six Friar squads to earn the honor were the men's swimming and diving team, the women’s cross country team, the women’s swimming and diving team, the women’s indoor track team, the women’s outdoor track team and the volleyball team.
The six teams were honored for finishing in the top-10 percent of their respective sports in the latest multi-year APR scores (2009-10 through 2012-13). The Friars have now had multiple teams honored in all nine years that the NCAA has given out the Public Recognition Awards.
APR scores for all Division I teams will be released May 14. The APR is an annual scorecard of academic achievement calculated for all Division I sports teams nationally. The most recent APRs are multi-year rates based on scores from the 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-2012 and 2012-13 academic years.
Academic Year (# of teams): Providence College's Honored Teams
2004-05 (3): Men’s Swimming and Diving, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Volleyball
2005-06 (3): Women’s Swimming and Diving, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Volleyball
2006-07 (2): Men’s Swimming and Diving, Women’s Soccer
2007-08 (2): Women’s Soccer, Women’s Swimming and Diving
2008-09 (3): Men’s Swimming and Diving, Women’s Soccer, Women’s Outdoor Track
2009-10 (5): Men’s Swimming and Diving, Men’s Indoor Track, Men’s Outdoor Track, Women’s Indoor Track, Women’s Outdoor Track
2010-11 (4): Men’s Swimming and Diving, Women’s Cross Country, Women’s Indoor Track, Women’s Outdoor Track
2011-12 (4): Men’s Swimming and Diving, Women’s Cross Country, Women’s Indoor Track, Women’s Outdoor Track
2012-13 (6): Men’s Swimming and Diving, Women’s Cross Country, Women’s Swimming and Diving, Women’s Indoor Track, Women’s Outdoor Track, Volleyball
No. 10/9 Men’s Hockey ...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The USTFCCCA released the fifth National and Regional Rankings polls of the regular season on Tuesday, Oct. 17. The latest poll saw ...
Kyron Cartwright Named One...
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - It was announced on October 16 by the Naismith Memorial Hall of Fame, that Providence senior guard Kyron Cartwright was selected as one of...
Providence College Athletics...
The AHL affiliate of the Boston Bruins will hold select practices at Schneider Arena beginning this season.
Brian Kennedy Named BIG EAST...
Brian Kennedy (Upland, Calif.) was named the BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the conference on Monday afternoon.
Mary O'Reilly And Manon Van ...
Providence College field hockey was well-represented among the list of BIG EAST weekly award winners on Monday, Oct. 16. Sophomore midfielder Mary O’R...
Women’s Soccer Earns...
United Soccer Coaches, previously the NSCAA, announced the Team Academic Award Winners on Thursday, Oct. 5 for the 2016-17 academic year. The Friars were one...
No. 9/5 Men’s Hockey...
The No. 9/5 Providence College men’s hockey team dropped a 4-3 decision in overtime to No. 13 Boston College on Sunday night at Schneider Arena.