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1 Oakland University Athletics Academic Update February 2005

2 Geographic Demographics 149 Student-Athletes are from Michigan 39 Student-Athletes are from 19 other states (Alaska, Arizona, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin) 21 Student-Athletes are from 10 other countries (Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Norway, Scotland, Venezuela) ___________________________________________________________________________________ 209 Student-Athletes at Oakland University

3 Grade Point Averages Women’s Sports TeamFall 2004 GPA Top AthleteCumulative GPA Major Basketball3.09Nicole Piggott (So.)3.95Undecided Cross Country3.12Kim Schultz (Jr.)3.56Elementary Education Golf3.00Katherine O’Donnell (Fr.)3.93Undecided Soccer3.37Katherine Yarsinsky (Fr.)3.80Undecided Softball2.80Natalie Webb (So.)3.89Business Administration Swimming & Diving 3.35Sarah Brettrager (Fr.)4.00Undecided Tennis3.10Lisa Pellafone (Jr.)3.50Elementary Education Volleyball3.29Erin Palmer (Jr.)3.82General Studies

4 Grade Point Averages Men’s Sports TeamFall 2004 GPA Top AthleteCumulative GPA Major Baseball2.87Taylor Traub (Fr.)3.53Business Administration Basketball2.96Cortney Scott (Grad.)3.66Training and Development Cross Country2.94Chris Fecek (So.)3.86Biology Golf3.34Matt Pullen (Sr.)3.77Accounting Soccer3.11Ryan Rzepka (Sr.)3.88Finance Swimming & Diving 2.84John Van Portfleet (So.)3.87History/Secondary Ed. Certification

5 Grade Point Average Sixty-nine percent (69%) of our student- athletes earned a 3.0 GPA or higher in the fall of 2004. The cumulative GPA of our 209 student- athletes in fall of 2004 was 3.012.

6 Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Teams An average of 90 student-athletes per year have been selected to Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Teams. To be honored you must be of sophomore standing and have a 3.0 GPA. True freshmen, red-shirt freshmen and first-year transfers are ineligible.

7 Oakland’s NCAA Leadership Conference Participants The NCAA Leadership Conference developed out of the success of the NCAA Life Skills Program. The Leadership Conference was designed under the basic premise that student-athletes are well positioned to be leaders. The first conference was held in May of 1997 and nearly 1,800 student-athletes have participated since the inception. The participants are chosen through a national nomination, ranking and selection process. Laura Cowham, Elementary Education, 3.93 Spencer Hynes, Mechanical Engineering, 3.48 Ashley McGhee, Sociology, 3.67 Myke Thom, Biology, 3.69 Ryan Williams, Sociology, 3.47

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