FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 5, 2013
Over 50 Percent of All
Named to Honor Roll for Third Straight Semester
SOUTH EASTON, Mass. – The Northeast-10 Conference has announced its Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the 2012 fall semester, with a total of 3,186 student-athletes from the conference’s 16 member institutions receiving recognition.
The Commissioner’s Honor Roll recognizes the
conference’s student-athletes for their achievement in the
classroom. Of those that were honored, 138 student-athletes earned
a perfect grade point average of 4.0, and 45 percent of the
student-athletes that were honored received a GPA of 3.5 or higher
during the fall semester.
“We're extremely proud of the continued academic accomplishments of our student-athletes,” said Northeast-10 commissioner Julie Ruppert. “Over 50 percent of all student-athletes were named to the honor roll in both the fall and the spring, and that’s a tremendous accomplishment.”
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Bentley University had the highest number of student-athletes honored with 350, followed by Assumption College with 235 and Stonehill College with 232.
Bentley also led the way in terms of percentage, with 69-percent (350 of 508) of its student-athletes being named to the fall honor roll. Adelphi was second with 68-percent and Pace University was third with 61-percent.
In all, 11 of the 16 Northeast-10 schools had over 50-percent of their student-athletes placed on the honor roll, while four schools saw that benchmark reach 60-percent.
American International College saw 17 of its 185 student-athletes earn perfect 4.0 GPAs, marking the most for any school for the fall semester. Merrimack College was second with 16 earning 4.0 GPAs, while Le Moyne was third with 12 student-athletes that received a 4.0.
By sport, baseball had the most student-athletes honored with 294, followed by women’s soccer, which had 288, and football with 249.
To be eligible for selection to the Northeast-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll, a student-athlete must have met and or exceeded a minimum 3.0 semester grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) during the Fall 2012 semester.
Southern New Hampshire
The Northeast-10 is an association of 16 NCAA Division II colleges and universities located in New England and New York that are committed to supporting balanced academic and athletic opportunities for more than 6,000 student-athletes. Each year, 4,000 of those student-athletes compete in Conference championships in 23 sports, making the NE-10 the largest DII conference in the country. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the Northeast-10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.