May 28, 2015



Sun Devil athletes score big in the classroom

Arizona State University recorded an Academic Progress Rate average of 986, the NCAA announced on May 27. The mark is ASU's highest ever, and it ranks among the best in the Pac-12 Conference.


Student-athletes make major strides in academic success

Seven of ASU's sports programs have been recognized by the NCAA as being one of the top-10 percentile of their sports nationally in the annual Academic Progress Rate, and second-best in the Pac-12 Conference.


ASU awarded for fostering excellence among student-athletes

Arizona State University and faculty athletics representative Jeffrey Wilson have been honored by the National Football Foundation for efforts in fostering excellence among student-athletes.


Basketball helps ASU student score in STEM

Performing on the basketball court helped Sai Tummala relate to the physiology classes he was taking and motivated him to excel. The honors student will graduate this May with a degree in biology.


ASU golf's Tim Mickelson named Pac-12 Coach of the Year

Arizona State men's golf coach Tim Mickelson has been named the Pac-12 Men's Golf Coach of the Year, the conference announced May 1.


ASU wrestling aims to excel in classroom, on the mat

Next season's Arizona State wrestling team will be stacked with the 2015 Pac-12 Wrestler of the Year, six national qualifiers, two Pac-12 champions and the No. 1-ranked signing class in the nation. But academics play as big a part as athletics.


ASU selects Bobby Hurley as head men's basketball coach

Arizona State University has selected Bobby Hurley as its next head men's basketball coach.


Sun Angel Classic gives potential students a taste of ASU

During this week's Sun Angel Classic, more than 1,500 track and field athletes from 61 high schools are expected to step foot on ASU's Tempe campus and experience a bit of college life.


Sun Devil men's lacrosse team opens home season March 13

Arizona State University's men's lacrosse team will kick off its home season in a March 13 match-up with Liberty University.


ASU to host first sports law and business conference

Issues affecting the future of professional and amateur sports will be at the center of the inaugural Sports Law and Business Conference, March 12-13.

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