Easton, Mass. (February 15) -- The Northeast-10 Conference has announced the Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the 2012 Fall semester. Assumption College had 235 student-athletes named to the Honor Roll, ranking the Hounds second in the 16-member Northeast-10. In addition, this marks an increase of 49 student-athletes from the previous semester for Assumption.
“I would like to commend our student-athletes on their commitment to academic excellence,” said Nick Smith, director of athletics. This is one of our department goals for 2013 and these 235 student-athletes have successfully achieved this goal. We did see an increase in the number of student-athletes achieving this level of success but we will continue to strive for more in the future.”
Assumption had seven student-athletes with perfect 4.0 grade point averages spanning six different sports, an increase of one student-athlete from the Spring 2012 semester. In addition, 58 student-athletes earned a GPA between 3.5-3.99 and 157 student-athletes posted a GPA of between 3.0 and 3.49. Those total marked an increase of 13 from 3.5-3.99 and 35 from a 3.0-3.49.
This past fall semester’s Honor Roll includes 53.5 percent of all student-athletes that competed in Northeast-10 Conference sponsored sports. The Commissioner’s Honor Roll recognizes the conference’s student-athletes for their achievement in the classroom. Of those that were honored, 138 student-athletes earned a perfect grade point average of 4.0, and 45 percent of the student-athletes that were honored received a GPA of 3.5 or higher during the fall semester.
“We're extremely proud of the continued academic accomplishments of our student-athletes,” said Northeast-10 commissioner Julie Ruppert. “Over 50 percent of all student-athletes were named to the honor roll in both the fall and the spring, and that’s a tremendous accomplishment.”
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