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Academic Awards

Student-Athletes at Kent State University boast impressive GPAs.

Cartwright Award

The Mid-American Conference (MAC) announced the presentation of the Cartwright Award to Kent State University for its program excellence in academics, athletics and citizenship during the 2015-2016 school year. It is the program’s third Cartwright Award honor in the last seven years, the most of any program in the MAC.

View a brief summary of the academic, athletic and citizenship accomplishments

Academic All-Americans

Since 2014, 17 Academic All-American awards have been received:

  • Women’s Outdoor Track & Field, Danniel Thomas (2017)
  • Women’s Basketball, Jordan Korinek (2017), Larissa Lurken (2017), Jordan Korinek (2018)
  • Baseball, Jared Skolnick (2015), Eric Lauer (2016)
  • Field Hockey, Ines Delpech (2016), Ines Delpech (2018)
  • Women’s Soccer, Jaime Eiben (2016)
  • Volleyball, Kelsey Bittinger (2016)
  • Football, Jordan Italiano (2014, 2015), Nick Cuthbert (2015, 2016)
  • Softball, Emma Johnson (2015)
  • Women’s Track & Field, Dior Delophont (2015), Sam Tollerud (2018)

NCAA Recognition of Academic Distinction

  • Women's Basketball (2017)
  • Women's Cross Country (2017, 2018)
  • Women's Golf (2017, 2018)
  • Gymnastics (2017, 2018)
  • Volleyball (2017, 2018)
  • Softball (2018)