INDIANAPOLIS -- The 2014 Spring Academic Honor Roll is comprised of 792 student-athletes representing all nine Horizon League institutions and each of the 19 League sponsored sports.
Candidates for the Honor Roll must meet three criteria in order to qualify: 1) participation in at least one of the League’s 19 sports during the most recent (or current) season; 2) completion of three semesters (or four quarters, where applicable) as a full-time student at the same member institution; and 3) a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.20 (on a 4.00 scale).
For the second-straight semester, Oakland paced the conference with 122 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria followed closely by Valparaiso with 118. Milwaukee hit triple-digits placing 104 student-athletes, while Youngstown State positioned 93 to receive accolades. Green Bay honored 79 student-athletes on the list trailed by Detroit with 77 preceding Cleveland State’s contribution of 73. UIC and Wright State rounded-out the conference accumulating 63 student-athletes on the Honor Roll, respectively.
With 103 student-athletes garnering accolades, women’s track and field/cross country led all Horizon League sports on the Spring Honor Roll. Women’s soccer followed collecting 98, while women’s swimming and diving placed 81. Contributing 71, softball was the third-highest sport represented and men’s track and field/cross country was close behind with 62 to lead all male sports. Baseball and men’s soccer honored 60 student-athletes each, with volleyball (54) and men’s swimming and diving (41) next on the list. Contributing at least 30 student-athletes, women’s basketball (34), women’s tennis (33), and women’s golf (32) closed out the female sports.
Complete Horizon League 2014 Spring Academic Honor Roll