IRVING, Texas - The University of Tulsa earned the 2013-14 Conference USA Institutional Excellence Award by posting the highest grade point average during the 2013-14 academic year for all student athletes in conference-sponsored athletes.

The TU student athletes combined for a 3.145 annual GPA.

In addition to the Institutional Excellence Award, the Golden Hurricane also earned two Sport Academic Awards. TU's men's cross country and men's track and field teams earned top honors in their respective sports. The cross country team combined for a 3.624 overall GPA, while track and field earned a combined 3.210 GPA.

The Sport Academic Award is an award given to the team in each conference-sponsored sport with the highest GPA for the year.