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Athletics

  • The softball Cardinals earned the 2014 Mid-American Conference (MAC) regular season title, their fifth since 2009. In the 2010 season, they tied for first place in the MAC and won the MAC Tournament championship. Plus, they qualified for the NCAA regional tournament.
  • The baseball Cardinals won the 2014 MAC regular season title.
  • The women's volleyball Cardinals earned their eighth MAC regular season title in 2010 and their eighth NCAA Tournament berth in 2011. They have also won six MAC Tournament championships. 
  • Our athletic programs received high multiyear Academic Progress Rate (APR) scores in 2014. The women's golf and cross country teams had perfect scores of 1,000. Other Ball State programs to reach 990 or more were men’s swimming (996), women’s volleyball (995), men’s golf (994), men’s tennis (994), men’s volleyball (991), and gymnastics (990). APR is a measure of each team's academic performance, accounting for eligibility, retention, and graduation. 
  • Ball State earned an A grade and a perfect score in the 2010-11 Black Coaches and Administrators report card on hiring football head coaches.