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BIG EAST Announces Winners of 2010-11 Team Academic Excellence Awards

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The BIG EAST Conference has announced the 26 teams that have been recognized with 2010-11 Team Academic Excellence Awards recognizing the highest collective grade-point averages in each conference sport.
 
Eleven BIG EAST schools had at least one team honored as DePaul finished with a conference-best five teams recognized. Notre Dame and Syracuse had four teams recognized, while Cincinnati, Georgetown, Louisville and St. John's had two each. Rutgers, Seton Hall and West Virginia were represented by one team each.
 
The winners were chosen based on the 2010-11 grade-point average of each student-athlete who appeared on an institution's roster as of the last contest of the championship segment in each conference-sponsored sport.
 
2010-11 BIG EAST Team Excellence Award Winners
Sport
School
Baseball
St. John's
Men's Basketball
Louisville
Women's Basketball
DePaul
Men's Cross Country
Rutgers and Villanova
Women's Cross Country
West Virginia
Field Hockey
Georgetown
Football
Cincinnati
Men's Golf
DePaul
Women's Golf
Notre Dame
Men's Lacrosse
Villanova
Women's Lacrosse
Louisville
Women's Rowing
Georgetown
Men's Soccer
DePaul
Women's Soccer
Seton Hall
Softball
DePaul
Men's Swimming & Diving
Notre Dame
Women's Swimming & Diving
Cincinnati and Syracuse
Men's Tennis
St. John's
Women's Tennis
DePaul
Men's Indoor Track & Field
Notre Dame
Women's Indoor Track & Field
Syracuse
Men's Outdoor Track & Field
Notre Dame
Women's Outdoor Track & Field
Syracuse
Women's Volleyball
Syracuse