CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Division II Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) announced that 91 Spring Hill College (SHC) student-athletes were 2020-21 recipients of the D2 ADA Academic Achievement Award, a record for the Badgers program. The Academic Achievement Awards is a program that recognizes the academic accomplishments of student-athletes at the NCAA Division II level.
In order for a student-athlete to receive an Academic Achievement Award, the athletics director of the Division II institution must be a current dues-paying member of the D2 ADA and the student-athlete must:
- have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 or higher on a 4.0 scale
- have attended a minimum of two years (four semesters) of college level work
- have been an active member of an intercollegiate team during his/her last academic year
In total, 16,262 student-athletes from 188 institutions were recognized for the 2020-21 Academic Achievement Awards.
The D2 ADA is the first organization of its kind to provide educational and networking opportunities; enhancement of acceptable operating standards and ethics; and establishment of the overall prestige and understanding of the profession of Division II athletics directors. For more information about the D2 ADA, please visit www.div2ada.com. The D2 ADA is administered by the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA), which is in its 57th year. For more information on NACDA and the 17 professional associations that fall under its umbrella, please visit www.nacda.com.