The Purdue University Calumet athletic department had another stellar year in the classroom, as five teams were honored as NAIA Scholar-Teams for the 2014-15 academic year.
The Peregrine teams of women’s basketball (3.26), men’s cross country (3.14), softball (3.13), volleyball (3.13) and women’s soccer (3.22) all met the criteria for the award, which honors teams across the country with at least a 3.0 grade point average. The team grade point average includes all eligible varsity student athletes.
Softball and women’s soccer were both repeat selections for Purdue Calumet.
In total, 1,502 teams in the NAIA were honored with the award for their academic performances.
Purdue Calumet sponsors 12 varsity sports in the NAIA, all which compete in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference.