INDIANAPOLIS -- The 2014 Fall Academic Honor Roll is comprised of 808 student-athletes representing all nine Horizon League institutions and each of the 19 League sponsored sports. As an affiliate member, Belmont distinguished student-athletes only in the sport of men’s soccer.
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 third-straight semester, Oakland paced the conference with 125 student-athletes meeting Honor Roll criteria followed closely by Valparaiso with 115. Milwaukee improved its numbers once again by placing 112 student-athletes, while Wright State also increased by positioning 84 to receive accolades. Detroit honors 80 student-athletes as Green Bay and Youngstown State tally 75, respectively. Cleveland State contributed 67 and UIC rounding out the conference accumulating 63 student-athletes on the Honor Roll.
With 108 student-athletes garnering accolades, women’s soccer led all Horizon League sports on the Fall Honor Roll. Women’s track and field/cross country also hit triple digits with 100, while men’s soccer grew its numbers by placing 80 to lead all male sports. Contributing 76, men’s track and field/cross country was the fourth-highest sport represented and women’s swimming and diving was close behind with 64. Baseball honored 57 student-athletes, with softball (57) and men’s swimming and diving (50) next on the list. Contributing at least 30 student-athletes, women’s tennis (38) and women’s basketball (34) closed out the female sports. Men’s golf (28), men’s tennis (22) and men’s basketball (13) rounded out the League sponsored sports.
Horizon League 2014 Fall Academic Honor Roll Complete List