June 26, 2014
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - Patriot League teams combined to put 1,634 student-athletes on the Spring Academic Honor Roll in 2014, bringing the total of honorees to 2,473 for the 2013-14 academic year.
The Patriot League Spring Academic Honor Roll included the following sports: baseball, men and women's basketball, men and women's golf, men and women's lacrosse, women's rowing, softball, men and women's swimming and diving, men and women's tennis and men and women's track and field.
There were 962 women and 672 men named to the Patriot League Spring Academic Honor Roll, and the 1,634 student-athletes listed combined with the 839 from the fall for the total of 2,473 student-athletes on the Academic Honor Roll in 2013-14.
Bucknell led all schools with 254 student-athletes selected to the Academic Honor Roll in the spring, followed by Lehigh (199), Holy Cross (190), Boston University (164), Lafayette (164), Navy (138), Loyola University Maryland (136), Colgate (122), Army (119) and American (87).
For the entire 2013-14 academic year, Bucknell led the way with 402 student-athletes on the Academic Honor Roll. Lehigh (296), Holy Cross (287) and Lafayette (256) followed while Boston University (213), Loyola (198), Colgate (194), Navy (190), American (166) and Army (162) also put up impressive numbers. Filling out the list were Georgetown (60), an associate member in both football and women's rowing, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (27) and Fordham (22), which compete in women's rowing and football, respectively.
All sports were well-represented in the spring, led by 260 student-athletes earning Academic Honor Roll distinction in women's track and field and 231 in men's track and field. Women's rowing also crossed the 200 mark with 202 honorees, while sports with more than 100 honorees included women's swimming and diving (149), women's lacrosse (141), men's lacrosse (130) and men's swimming and diving (124). There were 12 Patriot League sports with more than 100 student-athletes on the Academic Honor Roll in 2013-14 as football (168), women's soccer (147), men's soccer (121), women's cross country (116) and men's cross country (111) all hit the mark in the fall. The rest of the spring sports included women's basketball (66), softball (62), baseball (60), women's tennis (57), men's tennis (49), men's golf (43), men's basketball (35) and women's golf (25).
There were 130 student-athletes on the Spring Academic Honor Roll with a semester grade-point average of 4.00 or higher, adding to the 61 who accomplished the feat on the Fall Academic Honor Roll.
To be eligible for the Spring Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.20 grade-point average in the spring semester and participate in one of the Patriot League's winter or spring championship sports.
View the entire Patriot League Spring Academic Honor Roll