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Ten Irish Athletic Programs Achieve 100 Federal Graduation Rate Scores

Oct. 27, 2010

In federal graduation rates released today by the NCAA, the University of Notre Dame ranked among the national leaders in programs producing perfect scores.

Ten Notre Dame sports produced 100 scores in the federal ratings - and only Stanford (with 11) had more programs with perfect scores among NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision institutions. Stanford had 26 sports rated, compared to 22 for Notre Dame.

Notre Dame produced perfect 100s in men's cross country/track, men's fencing, men's swimming, women's cross country/track, women's rowing, women's fencing, women's golf, women's lacrosse, women's tennis and women's volleyball. Other highly-rated Irish programs included a 96 for women's swimming, 94 for women's soccer, 93 for men's lacrosse, 92 for men's golf and 91 for hockey.

Here's a listing of the NCAA FBS institutions that produced three or more 100 scores in the federal listings:

11 - Stanford (men's fencing, men's gymnastics, men's tennis, men's volleyball, men's water polo, women's rowing, women's golf, women's gymnastics, women's swimming, women's volleyball, women's water polo)
10 - Notre Dame (men's cross country/track, men's fencing, men's swimming, women's cross country/track, women's rowing, women's fencing, women's golf, women's lacrosse, women's volleyball and women's tennis)
5 - Duke (men's cross country/track, men's golf, men's tennis, field hockey, women's lacrosse)
5 - Northwestern (men's golf, men's tennis, women's fencing, women's tennis, women's volleyball)
5 - Wake Forest (men's golf, men's tennis, women's basketball, women's tennis, women's volleyball)
4 - Bowling Green (women's golf, women's gymnastics, women's tennis, women's volleyball)
4 - Iowa State (men's golf, women's golf, women's gymnastics, women's swimming)
4 - Michigan (field hockey, women's golf, softball, women's tennis)
4 - Rutgers (men's fencing, men's tennis, women's fencing, women's gymnastics)
4 - Virginia (men's tennis, women's golf, women's lacrosse, women's tennis)
3 - Louisville (men's swimming, women's swimming, women's volleyball)
3 - Marshall (women's golf, women's swimming, women's tennis)
3 - Memphis (men's golf, men's tennis, women's tennis)
3 - Miami, Fla. (men's cross country/track, men's swimming, women's golf)
3 - Penn State (men's gymnastics, field hockey, women's soccer)

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