W&L ATHLETICS RECEIVES ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
LEXINGTON, Va. -- Washington and Lee recently received the 2002 USA Today/NCAA
Academic Achievement Award for placing among the Top 10 schools in Division
III in student-athlete graduate rates.
W&L placed eighth overall, graduating 90 percent of its student-athletes.
Regis College (Mass.) placed first at 100 percent, followed by Tufts (95%),
Bowdoin (94%), Marywood (94%), Wesleyan (92%), Wellesley (92%), Vassar
(91%), W&L, Carleton (89%) and Smith (88%).
The study is for freshmen who entered school in the fall of 1995, allowing six years to graduate.
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