American's Matt Makowski is a back-to-back Scholar-Athlete of the Year in men's soccer and was named to the Academic Honor Roll on Thursday.
Feb. 2, 2012
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. – American’s Matt Makowski, the 2011 Patriot League Men’s Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year, is one of 97 men’s soccer student-athletes named to this year’s Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.
Makowski, a senior biology major from Quakertown, Pa., was one of nine student-athletes to post a 4.00 grade-point average or better during the fall semester. He joins teammate Michael Roberts on that list, a senior physics major at American, who also collected a 4.00 GPA.
Army junior Mitch Johnson, a mechanical engineering major, posted a 4.206 GPA in the fall, while six other student-athletes logged a 4.00. Three of them were from Bucknell, including junior Vinny Cinotti, a management major, Joe Meyer, a sophomore studying mechanical engineering, and senior philosophy major Ryan Sappington. Also posting a 4.00 in the fall were Lehigh senior Christopher Rabey, an architecture major, and a pair from Navy in junior mechanical engineering major Eric Wootten and undeclared freshman Michael Lemonick.
The list of 97 student-athletes on the Academic Honor Roll also boasts all 11 members of the Academic All-Patriot League team for men’s soccer that was released in November.
Lafayette led the 2011 list with 21 selections to the Academic Honor Roll, while American was second with 14. Bucknell and Colgate tied for third with 13 student-athletes apiece, while Lehigh had 11, Navy 10, Holy Cross eight and Army seven.
To be eligible for the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.20 grade-point average in the semester of their sport’s competition.
To view the complete list of all 97 honorees, click here