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Summit League Announces Academic Honor Roll

Summit League Announces Academic Honor Roll

Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll Release


ELMHURST, Ill. − With the 2015-16 academic year complete, The Summit League announced its Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll. A total of 1,094 Summit League student-athletes from baseball, men's and women's basketball, men's and women's golf, softball, men's and women's swimming & diving, men's and women's tennis and men's and women's track & field have been honored for their academic excellence.

  • Student-athletes must have at least a 3.00 grade-point average in the semester in which they compete and must use a year of eligibility.
  • A total of 1,094 student-athletes across 12 sports were honored.
  • South Dakota State led with 183 honorees followed by South Dakota (158) and North Dakota State (133).


In order to be selected to the Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must have a 3.0 or better grade-point average (GPA) in the semester in which they compete and must use a year of eligibility. In order to be named a Distinguished Scholar, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.60 GPA 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 (183)
  •     South Dakota (158)
  •     North Dakota State (133)
  •     Omaha (126)
  •     IUPUI (121)
  •     Western Illinois (118)
  •     Denver (83)
  •     Fort Wayne (73)
  •     Oral Roberts (72)
  •     Eastern Illinois (27) - associate swimming & diving member


The complete list of the 2015-16 Summit League Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll can be found by clicking on the link above. The list of Academic Distinguished Scholars were announced on Wednesday.

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