Bulldogs earn academic honors


  • The Bulldogs were recognized by the American Baseball Coaches Association and awarded the Team Academic Excellence Award. They were one out of 400 collegiate baseball teams, 88 Div. II teams and five Great Lakes Valley Conference programs to have a cumulative 3.0 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale to be eligible for the award. The Bulldogs have earned this award six times within the past seven seasons which has put them on the ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award List. 

Women’s Basketball:

  • The women’s basketball team was recognized by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association for their high grades. The Bulldogs had a 3.637 grade-point average, placing them on the Academic Top 25 as a special mention. 


  • The volleyball team earned the United States Marine Corps and the American Volleyball Coaches Association award. This award is for volleyball teams that maintain a year-long grade-point average of 3.30 on a 4.0 scale or a 4.1 on a 5.0 scale. Truman’s volleyball team has received the award for five consecutive seasons.

Track and Field: 

  • Both the men’s and women’s teams were recognized by the United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association for having a team cumulative GPA over a 3.0 on a 4.0 scale. Individual athletes Brendan Baker, Bobby Campbell, Jacob Morris and Lea Moose were recognized, as they had above a 3.25 cumulative GPA and earned a National Collegiate Athletic Association qualifying mark during the indoor or outdoor season. The men’s team was one of seven teams nationally to have a 3.5 GPA or higher, and the women’s team had a team cumulative GPA of 3.67 which led the GLVC and was the fifth highest among all Div. II schools.