Summit League Unveils 2018-19 Academic Honor Roll

2018-19 Summit League Academic Honor Roll
2018-19 Summit League Academic Honor Roll

2018-19 Summit League Academic Honor Roll

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Summit League officials announced Thursday that 1,358 student-athletes have earned Summit League Academic Honor Roll distinction. The list includes students from all nine member institutions and four affiliate members competing in 17 different sports.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Student-athletes must have at least a 3.2 cumulative grade-point average (GPA), on a 4.0 scale, for the year awarded
  • Student-athletes must have used a season of competition (a year of athletic eligibility) in the sport in which he/she is nominated.

BY THE NUMBERS

  • A total of 1,358 student-athletes across 17 sports were honored
  • South Dakota and South Dakota State shared the distinction for total student-athlete selected with 189 each and North Dakota State was third with 161
  • The Coyotes led the League in total number of honors as well, which includes duplicates for cross country and track and field, with 218. They were followed by South Dakota State (211) and North Dakota State (180)

NOTE: "Selection" means the total number of student-athletes each university garnered; it does not account for duplicated student-athletes on the list. 

Academic Honor Roll Rankings (by total number of student-athletes):

  1. South Dakota – 189
  2. South Dakota State – 189
  3. North Dakota State – 161
  4. North Dakota – 143
  5. Omaha – 135
  6. Western Illinois – 134
  7. Denver – 129
  8. Oral Roberts – 127
  9. Purdue Fort Wayne – 110
  10. Eastern Illinois – 30 – men's soccer and swimming & diving associate member
  11. Valparaiso – 13 – men's swimming & diving and men's tennis associate member
  12. Illinois State – 8 – men's tennis associate member
  13. Drake – 4 – men's tennis associate member

Academic Honor Roll Rankings (by total number of selections):

  1. South Dakota – 218
  2. South Dakota State – 211
  3. North Dakota State – 180
  4. North Dakota – 149
  5. Omaha – 143
  6. Western Illinois – 143
  7. Oral Roberts – 137
  8. Denver – 129
  9. Purdue Fort Wayne – 114
  10. Eastern Illinois – 30
  11. Valparaiso – 13
  12. Illinois State – 8
  13. Drake – 4

A complete list of the 2018-19 Summit League Academic Honor Roll recipients can be found in the link above as a PDF.

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