America East Release
The Seawolves had 29 America East All-Academic selections and three America East Scholar Athletes, which are given to the athletes who distinguish himself/herself as the top student-athlete in his/her sport. More than 50 percent of Stony Brook student-athletes posted a GPA of 3.0 or higher and 31 individual athletes earned a GPA of 3.8 or higher.
The women's tennis squad had the highest grade point average of any Stony Brook team, posting a GPA of 3.35. Women's and men's cross country were a close second and third with GPAs of 3.32 and 3.30 respectively.
The women's cross country team was also named a United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team and the women's soccer squad earned the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Adidas Team Academic Award for the fifth straight season.
Nearly 3,200 student-athletes competed at nine America East institutions in the 2009-10 season. The conference's student-athletes compiled an average of 3.05 on the team grade-point averages, which were calculated by dividing the total team quality points by the total credits completed for grade.