One week after the Houston Tennis and Men's Cross Country programs were honored by the NCAA for perfect Academic Progress Report (APR) scores, the Houston Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced yet another record academic semester with the conclusion of the 2015 spring semester.
The University of Houston Men's Cross Country and Women's Tennis programs earned the NCAA's Public Recognition Award Wednesday. The award honors programs with Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores in the top 10 percent of their respective sports through the 2013-14 academic year.
The Houston Cougar Track and Field program and head coach Leroy Burrell held its 2014-15 Senior Awards Banquet on Wednesday, to honor the careers of its 17 graduating seniors, and to hand out postseason awards
The Houston Cougar Men's and Women's Cross Country teams were each named 2015 USTFCCCA All-Academic teams, while sophomore Brian Barraza was named to the USTFCCCA Individual All-Academic team, the organization announced Wednesday.
The focus on preparing leaders for life while challenging student-athletes to achieve their highest academic, athletic and personal aspirations by the Houston Department of Intercollegiate Athletics paid off once again as nearly 400 student-athletes from 17 sports programs combined to record the second-highest cumulative grade point...