FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Nearly 3,700 NE10 Student-Athletes Achieved a 3.0 or Better During Spring Semester
MANSFIELD, Mass. - The Northeast-10 Conference announced today that 3,685 of it's more than 6,000 student-athletes have been named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll (CHR) for the fall semester. The announcement proves that once again, the league's student-athletes continue to excel at a remarkably high level in the classroom.
61% of all NE10 student-athletes were recognized. The 61% mark is just one-percentage point below the conference's high mark of 62% which was accomplished last fall. Of those that were named to the CHR, 249 posted a perfect 4.0 GPA. Adelphi led the way with 30 student-athletes achieving a perfect 4.0 GPA, followed by Merrimack which had 28.
The NE10 CHR program recognizes the conference’s student-athletes for their achievements within the classroom. In order to be eligible for selection, a student-athlete must have met or exceeded a minimum 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. To see each school's list of honorees, please see the links below.
"Our student-athletes continue to succeed at extremely high levels in the classroom, and I'm extremely proud of their accomplishments." said NE10 Commissioner Julie Ruppert. "Our membership's commitment to academic success is unparalleled, and the release of the Fall Commissioner's Honor Roll proves that once again."
80% of the schools in the league had at least 50% of their student-athletes recognized. Nine schools had at least 60-percent of their total student-athlete population claim CHR laurels.
Bentley had the most student-athletes earn CHR honors among the 15 NE10 schools with 389 in total. Southern New Hampshire had the highest percentage of student-athletes earning a 3.0 GPA or higher at 78.4-percent (269-343).
Assumption had the second most honorees with 310, while Merrimack was third with 308. Adelphi had the second-highest percentage behind SNHU at 77.6%, while Bentley checked in third at 77.3%.
The most student-athletes honored came from the sport of football with a total of 386. Women’s soccer was next with 315 (up from 302 last year at this time), while baseball was third overall with 305.
Fall 2017 NE10 Commissioner's Honor Roll by School
Southern New Hampshire
ABOUT THE NE10
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.