June 03, 2016
Student-Athletes Earn Academic Accolades
West Virginia Wesleyan continues to be the standard bearer in the classroom and on the playing surfaces once again after the Mountain East Conference revealed their MEC All-Academic Team and Commissioner's Honor Roll for the 2015-16 winter and spring semester.
To be a member of the All-MEC Academic Team, the student-athlete must be a member of the active roster and have a grade-point average of 3.70-4.00 in the semester of their championship season. To qualify for the Commissioner's Honor Roll, a student-athlete must be a member of the active roster and post a grade point average between 3.25-3.69 in the semester of their championship season.
Wesleyan once again dominated the list having the most student-athletes of the 12-conference teams to be named to both the All-Academic Team and the Commissioner's Honor Roll.
A total of 135 Wesleyan student-athletes were named to the MEC All-Academic Team and Commissioner's Honor Roll – 68 on the All-Academic Team and 67 on the Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Sports included in the spring semester are: baseball, lacrosse, men's basketball, men's tennis, men's track and field, softball, women's basketball and women's track and field.
Over 700 student-athletes were honored by the MEC, including 295 who earned All-MEC Academic Team honors in the eight sports included.
For a complete list of the student-athletes honored, please click here. http://mountaineast.org/documents/2016/5/27//Spring_16_All-Academic_All-Schools.pdf?id=1209
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