247 STUDENT-ATHLETES NAMED TO AMERICA EAST ACADEMIC HONOR ROLL

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – The America East conference announced Wednesday that 247 University of New Hampshire student-athletes have been named to the America East Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll. Furthermore, 139 of those Wildcats received distinction on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

A total of 1,718 student-athletes were named to the Academic Honor Roll for recording a grade point average of 3.0 or higher; 856 finished with a 3.5 GPA or higher to earn Commissioner’s Honor Roll status.

UNH had the second highest total of representatives on both the Academic Honor Roll and Commissioner’s Honor Roll. The women’s outdoor track & field team had 67 student-athletes named to the Academic Honor Roll, which marked the highest total for all winter and spring sports; that team also had a league-high 49 representatives on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

The women’s indoor track & field team also recorded league bests on both the Academic and Commissioner’s Honor Roll with 65 and 48, respectively. The men’s outdoor track and field team had 37 representatives on the Academic Honor Roll and 12 on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll to rank first among all men’s teams in the conference.

America East is proud to have one of most comprehensive academic awards programs in the country. In addition to the honor roll, an All-Academic team comprised of student-athletes that excel both academically and athletically is chosen in each of the conference’s 21 sports by a committee consisting of faculty athletic representatives, academic advisors and sports information directors.

Click here for a complete list of the UNH honor rolls.

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