Scott Bernstein, Bucknell
June 18, 2014
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - Patriot League Men's Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year Alex Van Velzer of Army heads up a list of 49 student-athletes named to this year's Academic Honor Roll.
Van Velzer, the MVP of the 2014 Patriot League Men's Tennis Tournament, finished the spring semester with a 3.50 grade-point average as an International Relations major.
A pair of student-athletes posted a perfect 4.0 GPA or better in the spring semester. Army senior Chad Llewellyn led all selections for the third straight spring with a 4.10 GPA majoring in life science and Chinese, while Lafayette junior Brian Pinkard logged a 4.0 studying mechanical engineering. In addition, five of the six to earn Academic All-League honors last month appear on the honor roll.
Loyola University Maryland held the distinction of the most honor roll selections with 11. Colgate was next with eight followed by Bucknell (seven), Army (six) and Lehigh (five).
Four student-athletes from three institutions made the honor roll for the fourth consecutive year. Army's Chad Llewellyn, Holy Cross' Chris Brosnan made their fourth appearance along with a pair from Bucknell, Scott Bernstein and Kyle Rosen.
To be eligible for the 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.