Danbury, CT| The Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC) released its 2017-18 Winter and Spring Academic and President's Honor Roll lists on Thursday, and among the conference-wide record-number honorees were 125 St. Joseph's College (L.I.) student-athletes.
The Academic Honor Roll acknowledges student-athletes who have a GPA of 3.2-3.59 GPA on a 4.0 scale for the current semester and have completed one full academic year at their current institution. Those on the President's Honor Roll boasted GPA's over 3.6. Seventy-five St. Joseph's student-athletes appeared on the President's Honor Roll while 50 were named to the Academic Honor Roll.
"Recognizing our student-athletes is at the core of our mission at the ECAC," said ECAC President and CEO Dan Coonan. "This program is a great way for us to celebrate the academic efforts of ECAC student-athletes, and we look forward to shining a spotlight on their accomplishments in the classroom."
At SJC, the baseball team placed a team-best 24 student-athletes on honor rolls. All eight members of the women's swimming team earned President's Honor Roll selections. On Tuesday the team scooped up CSCAA Scholar All-America honors and boasted the third-highest team GPA among NCAA Division III women's swimming programs nationwide.
A total of 8,026 student-athletes are recognized for their academic achievements for the Spring 2018 semester. 3,378 student-athletes were named to the Academic Honor Roll, achieving a GPA of 3.2-3.59 and 4,267 student-athletes were named to the President's Honor Roll, boasting a 3.6 GPA or better for the term.