ELMHURST, Ill. − With the 2013-14 academic year complete, The Summit League has announced its Academic Honor Roll for the winter and spring seasons. A total of 1,004 Summit League student-athletes from baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s golf, softball, men’s and women’s swimming & diving, men’s and women’s tennis and men’s and women’s track & field have been honored for their academic excellence.
South Dakota State landed a league-high 177 selections on The Summit League’s Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll. South Dakota had 139 honorees while North Dakota State’s 135 recipients were five ahead of Omaha’s 130 selections. Western Illinois followed with 122 honorees while IUPUI (108 recipients), Fort Wayne (90 recipients) and Denver (76 recipients) rounded out the field. Meanwhile, associate men’s and women’s swimming & diving member Eastern Illinois placed 27 student-athletes on the team.
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 in the semester in which they compete and must use a year of eligibility.
The complete list of the 2013-14 Summit League Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll appears on the attached PDF. The list of Academic Distinguished Scholars were announced on 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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