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Rutgers Teams Stand Out in Graduation Success Rate
Scarlet Knight football program recorded 91 percent success rate from 2002-05
  • Posted on October 24, 2012 6:16:39 PM
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    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (Oct. 24, 2012) – Six Rutgers Athletics teams posted graduation success rates (GSR) of 100 percent, according to cohort grouping numbers released by the NCAA. Scarlet Knight men’s cross country/track and field, men’s golf, women’s crew, women’s gymnastics, women’s tennis and women’s volleyball posted perfect percentages for the 2002-05 time frame.

    The Rutgers football program notched a GSR of 91 percent to tie for seventh-best nationally amongst NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision programs. The success percentage marks the highest graduation rate in Rutgers history.

    RU men’s basketball posted an improvement of 75 percent to 80 percent, while women’s basketball maintained an exemplary mark of 89 percent after posting a 91-percent score in 2004.

    Women’s swimming joined the football team in the 90-percent range, scoring a GSR of 95 percent.

    Women’s cross country, women’s lacrosse, women’s soccer and softball all recoded graduation success rates of 88 percent.

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