60% of NE10's Student-Athletes Achieve a 3.0 or Better During Spring Semester
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MANSFIELD, Mass. - The Northeast-10 Conference announced that more than 3,600 of it's more than 6,000 student-athletes have been named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll for the spring semester. The announcement shows the league's student-athletes continue to excel at a remarkably high level in the classroom.
Overall, 3,637 student-athletes were named to the the Commissioner’s Honor Roll (CHR) for the Spring 2017 semester.
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.
Of those that were named to the CHR, 266 posted a perfect 4.0 GPA. That number marks 25 more than were recorded during the spring 2016, an increase of just under 10%.
"Our student-athletes are succeeding at record levels in the classroom, and I couldn't be more proud of their accomplishments." said Commissioner Julie Ruppert. "Our membership's commitment to academic success is unparalleled, and this release proves that once again."
To see each school's list of honorees, please see the links below.
Ten of the conference's 15 institutions had at least 60-percent of their total student-athlete population claim CHR laurels, while two more had at least 50-percent.
Bentley had the most student-athletes earn CHR honors among the 15 NE10 schools with 376 in total. Adelphi, meanwhile, had the highest percentage of student-athletes earning a 3.0 GPA or higher at 79-percent. Both schools led in these two categories last year as well.
Assumption had the second most honorees with 305, while Merrimack was third with 295. Bentley had the second-highest percentage behind Adelphi at 75%, while Pace checked in third at 72%.
The most student-athletes honored came from the sport of football with a total of 407 (up from 377 last year). Women’s soccer was next with 302, while women's track and field had 299 student-athletes recognized in total.
Spring 2017 NE10 Commissioner's Honor Roll by School
Southern New Hampshire
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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.