WSU junior and Northmont High School graduate Zach Weatherford celebrates with teammates after the Raiders beat UIC 10-1 in the Horizon League tournament at Nischwitz Stadium this past season. MATT HELTON / CONTRIBUTED
Photo: Staff Writer
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Dayton, Wright State teams honored by NCAA

The NCAA honors teams each year that “demonstrate a commitment to academic progress and retention of student-athletes by achieving the top APRs within their respective sports.” The rates are based on a four-year period: the 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17 and 2017-18 academic years.

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The Dayton teams honored were: women's cross country, football, men's golf, women's golf, softball, men's tennis and women's tennis. The men’s and women’s golf teams have received the award 14 years in a row.

Wright State’s baseball, women's cross country, women's tennis and women's volleyball teams were honored. The women’s volleyball and cross country teams have been honored three years in a row.

Across, the NCAA, 1,328 teams were recognized: 857 women's teams and 471 men's or mixed squads.

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