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Summit League Announces Academic Distinguished Scholars List

Summit League Announces Academic Distinguished Scholars List

2015-16 Winter/Spring Distinguished Scholars Release


ELMHURST, Ill. − With the 2015-16 academic year in the books, The Summit League announced its Academic Distinguished Scholars following the winter and spring seasons. A total of 568 Summit League student-athletes from 12 sports were recognized as Distinguished Scholars.

  • Student-athletes must have at least a 3.60 grade-point average in the semester in which they compete and must use a year of eligibility.
  • A total of 568 student-athletes from 12 sports.
  • South Dakota State led with 95 followed by South Dakota (93) and Omaha (77).


In order to be named a Distinguished Scholar, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.60 grade-point average in the semester in which they compete and must use a year of eligibility. The Distinguished Scholar's breakdown by school are as follows:

  • South Dakota State (95)
  • South Dakota (93)
  • Omaha (77)
  • North Dakota State (75)
  • IUPUI (61)
  • Western Illinois (50)
  • Denver (38)
  • Fort Wayne (35)
  • Oral Roberts (27)
  • Eastern Illinois (17) - associate swimming & diving member


The complete list of the 2015-16 Summit League Winter/Spring Academic Distinguished Scholars can be found by clicking on the link above. The full Summit League Academic Honor Roll will be released Thursday.

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