Ninety-One Student-Athletes Named to League's Spring Academic Honor Roll
GREEN BAY, Wis. -- The Green Bay athletics department had 91 student-athletes honored as members of the 2016 Horizon League Spring Academic Honor Roll, as announced by the league office announced Wednesday afternoon.
The women’s swimming and diving team paced Green Bay’s athletics programs with 14 members, followed closely by softball who placed 13 student-athletes on the honor roll. On the men’s side, swimming and diving led the way with 10 members, while cross country and tennis were close behind with six apiece.
For the third-straight semester, women’s soccer led all sports with 127 student-athletes on the Honor Roll. Also hitting triple-digits, women’s track and field/cross country honored 103 while their men’s counterpart notched 92 to lead all male sports. Women’s swimming and diving tallied 83 while volleyball had over a double-digit improvement to post 73. Men’s soccer and softball tied with 68 on the list as baseball was close behind with 66 student-athletes distinguished. Men’s swimming and diving slotted 60 as women’s tennis garnered 45 and women’s basketball placed 43. Closing out the League sponsored sports, men’s golf positioned 38, women’s golf contributed 33, men’s tennis had 25 and men’s basketball brought in 19.
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).
Below is a list of all Phoenix student-athletes that were named to the Horizon League’s spring honor roll.
Men’s Soccer (1)
Women’s Swimming & Diving (14)