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Raiders surpass state graduation, transfer rates

The Seminole State College of Florida Raiders have exceeded the state averages for graduation and transfer success rates among student-athletes, according to the 2010-11 Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) Academic Report, which was released recently.

The Raiders achieved a graduation rate of 87 percent, well above the state rate of 67 percent. The student-athletes also recorded a 96 percent transfer success rate, compared with 71 percent for the state.

In addition to the athletes’ overall success, Seminole State’s softball team earned Academic Team of the Year for the Mid-Florida Conference, with a 3.26 cumulative team GPA, the 22nd highest GPA of any softball program in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA).

2010-11 Raider Athletics Academic Honors by the Numbers:

  • 4: National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-America Scholar Athletes
  • 12: FCSAA All-Academic Athletes
  • 22: All-Academic, All-Conference honors
  • 23: Completed team service projects

“Our student-athletes strive for excellence inside the classroom and out,” said Assistant Director of Athletics Mike Nicholson. “The hard work they put in is reflected in their achievements, and we're proud of them.”

Seminole State competes in three NJCAA Division I sports: baseball, softball and women’s golf. For more information, please visit the Raider athletics home page.

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