Embrace The Learning: Record-Breaking 62% of All NE10 Student-Athletes Post a 3.0 GPA or Better During Fall Semester

Embrace The Learning: Record-Breaking 62% of All NE10 Student-Athletes Post a 3.0 GPA or Better During Fall Semester



Release of CHR Proves NE10 Student-Athletes Achieving at Record Levels

MANSFIELD, Mass. - The Northeast-10 Conference announced it's 2016 Fall Semester Commissioner's Honor Roll today, and the results show that the conference's student-athletes are succeeding at a high level in the classroom. Overall, 3,851 NE10 student-athletes were named to the the Commissioner’s Honor Roll (CHR) for the Fall 2016 semester. This total represents 62% of the league's student-athlete population.

In order to be eligible for CHR selection, a student-athlete must have met or exceeded a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale during the semester. To see each school's list of honorees, please see the links below.

The 62% of the NE10's student-athletes establishes a new conference record, surpassing the 61% that were honored during the Spring 2016 semester.

Of the total number of NE10 student-athletes that were named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll, 215 posted a perfect 4.0 GPA. The 212 4.0 GPA's is 31 more than were recorded during the 2015 Spring semester, an increase of 18%.

14 of the conference's 15 member institutions had at least 50% of their total student-athlete population claim NE10 Commissioner Honor Roll accolades.

"We continue to be so proud and impressed by our student-athletes' commitment to succeeding at a high level in the classroom," said NE10 Commissioner Julie Ruppert"Not only is this outstanding news for the NE10, it once again proves that our member institutions are doing a terrific job of recruiting outstanding student-athletes. I could not be happier."

Bentley, which also led during the spring semester, had the highest total of student-athletes earn CHR recognition with 368 earning the distinction. Adelphi, once again, had the highest percentage of student-athletes earning a 3.0 GPA or higher with 75% accomplishing the mark.

Overall, five NE10 schools had at least 70% of their student-athletes post a 3.0 GPA or greater during the fall semester.

Merrimack had the second-most honorees with 295, while Assumption was third with 291. They were followed by Franklin Pierce (283) and Adelphi (273).

Le Moyne had the second-highest percentage behind Adelphi with 74% of their student-athletes posting a 3.0 GPA or higher, followed by Bentley (73%), Pace (72%) and Southern New hampshire (72%). Saint Rose (69%), Franklin Pierce (68%), Saint Michael's (68%), and were all above 60% as a whole

The highest total of student-athletes that were recognized came from the sport of football with a total of 402 (up 25 student-athletes from the spring). Women’s track and field was next with 332 honorees followed by women’s soccer (331), baseball (296) and men’s lacrosse (268).

Fall 2016 NE10 Commissioner Honor Roll Honorees by School

American International
Franklin Pierce
Le Moyne
LIU Post
New Haven
Saint Anselm
Saint Michael's
Saint Rose
Southern Connecticut
Southern New Hampshire

The NE10 is an association of 15 diverse institutions serving student-athletes across 24 NCAA Division II sports. Together we build brilliant futures by embracing the journey of every student-athlete. 

Each year, 4,500 student-athletes compete in conference championships, making the NE10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the NE10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.