Three UIC Programs Post Perfect APR Scores|
May 20, 2014
INDIANAPOLIS - The Horizon League has announced that 58 teams tallied perfect 1000 Academic Progress Rates (APR) in the 2012-13 academic year. Three of those squads are from UIC as the volleyball, baseball and women's swimming & diving teams recorded perfect scores.
The APR is a real-time measure of eligibility and retention of student-athletes competing on every Division I sports team. Of the 19 Championship Sports sponsored by the Horizon League, 17 had at least one team with a perfect 1000 score.
Men's swimming, men's tennis, women's cross country, women's golf and women's track also posted a retention score of 1000. Meanwhile, men's basketball and women's tennis boasted an eligibility/graduation score of 1000.
Thirteen UIC teams posted an APR of at least 950, with eight programs boasting a mark of 970 or better. Below are those programs' APR scores during the 2012-13 academic year:
Baseball - 1000 (1000 eligibility-graduation / 1000 retention)