ELMHURST, Ill. − With the first semester of the 2013-14 academic year complete, The Summit League has announced its Academic Honor Roll for the fall season. A total of 464 Summit League student-athletes from the sports of men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball have been honored for their academic excellence.
Fort Wayne secured a league-best 66 student-athletes on the Fall Academic Honor Roll followed closely by IUPUI’s 64 honorees. South Dakota State had 55 honorees for third and Western Illinois came in fourth with 54 recipients. North Dakota State had 52 student-athletes and Omaha landed 50 honorees with Denver and South Dakota each placing 47 student-athletes to the list. Associate men’s soccer members Eastern Illinois and Oral Roberts placed 15 and 14 student-athletes on the team, respectively.
In order to be selected to the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must have a 3.0 or better grade-point average (GPA) in the semester in which they compete and must use a year of eligibility. In order to be named a Distinguished Scholar, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.60 GPA.
The complete list of the 2013 Summit League Fall Academic Honor Roll appears on the above PDF. The list of Academic Distinguished Scholars was announced Thursday.
ABOUT THE SUMMIT LEAGUE
In its fourth decade of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of over 120,000 at eight institutions, including three located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced eight NCAA Champions, 62 All-Americans and 50 Academic All-America selections.
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