Stony Brook places 158 winter/spring athletes on America East Honor Roll
July 10, 2014
Stony Brook, N.Y. - Stony Brook University student-athletes continue to prepare themselves for success after graduation by producing outstanding grades in the classroom as evidenced by the America East's announcement of its 2013-14 winter/spring honor roll members. A total of 158 #Seawolves student-athletes from winter and spring sports were placed on the America East Honor Roll for producing a grade-point average (GPA) of 3.0 or higher during his/her season of competition. Overall, when factoring in the 70 student-athletes previously named to the fall honor roll, Stony Brook placed 228 athletes on the America East Honor Roll in 2013-14.
In addition, 73 of Stony Brook's 158 winter/spring honor roll honorees were named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll for boasting a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Combined with the 35 fall Commissioner's Honor Roll honorees, Stony Brook had 108 of 228 student-athletes earn Commissioner's Honor Roll status during 2013-14.
Among its America East peers, the women's basketball team (13) and women's lacrosse team (26) led its respective sports in most student-athletes named to the Honor Roll. The women's lacrosse team also posted the most Honor Roll student-athletes of any Stony Brook program this year.
The women's track & field team produced the most Commissioner's Honor Roll student-athletes at Stony Brook with 17 members having a 3.5 GPA or higher during the spring.
By percentages, the men's tennis team placed 70.0 percent of its entire roster on the honor roll (7-of-10) to lead all Stony Brook men's sports and women's basketball had 86.7 percent of its entire roster produce a 3.0 GPA or better (13-of-15) to lead all Stony Brook women's programs.
Stony Brook annually earns numerous America East accolades for its work in the classroom. In 2013-14, 17 Seawolves were placed on America East All-Academic teams, which honor the best in each sport based on performance on the field and in the classroom. Olivia Burne was a three-time America East Scholar-Athlete for all three sports that she competed in - cross country, indoor track & field and outdoor track & field - and softball's Allison Cukrov and women's tennis's Cassandra Dix were also named America East Scholar-Athlete for their respective sports.