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Terps Earn NCAA Public Recognition Award

August 8th, 2017 at 7:09 PM
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COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The University of Maryland football team has been named a recipient of the NCAA Public Recognition Award for its high achievement in the 2015-16 academic year.

The football program earned a multiyear score of .984 and a single-year APR score of .978. The multiyear score was the program’s best since the inception of the APR in 2003. The football program has made significant strides since 2009-10, when its multiyear score was .922 and the single-year score was .905.

The award is bestowed on teams with an NCAA Division I Academic Progress Rate in the top-10 percent of all squads in their respective sports during the pertaining academic year.

In addition to the success of the football team, seven sports programs, led by men’s track, …

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