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USC women's golf team stays the course academically
USC women's golf team stays the course academically

The NCAA and its member institutions often refer to "student-athletes," but the front side of the term isn't often highlighted in a sports section. We asked officials from the Southland's Division I universities to point us toward their best and brightest — the teams that made classroom performance a priority. Here is what we found at USC: USC's top-ranked women's golf team is trying for a repeat of last year, which in this case means more than defending its national championship. The Trojans not only won the 2013 NCAA title with a record-setting score of 19 under par, 21 strokes ahead of second-place Duke, they also posted a 3.61 cumulative...

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