Courtesy: MAAC Sports

MAAC Announces 2015-16 Academic Honor Roll

Courtesy:  MAAC Sports
Release:  July 18, 2016

EDISON, NJ - A total of 2,173 student-athletes have been honored for academic achievements by being named to the 2015-16 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Academic Honor Roll.

To be eligible for the MAAC Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or higher on a 4.0 scale. The Honor Roll is open to both full-time and associate members in the MAAC. All 25 sports that the conference sponsors are represented.

Marist College led the list of honored student-athletes with 261, followed by Quinnipiac University with 219. Fairfield University had 202 student-athletes named to the list, while Iona College added 191. Canisius College had 183 student-athletes make the list and both Manhattan College and Monmouth University placed 170 on the Honor Roll, followed by Rider University (163), Siena College (160), Niagara University (144) and Saint Peter’s University (103). Among the associate members, Sacred Heart University, which competes in field hockey and women's rowing, had the most student-athletes with 37 named to the list.

Listed below is the total number of student-athletes on the 2015-16 MAAC Academic Honor Roll by school:

Full-Time Member Institutions

 

Associate Members

Canisius College

183

 

University at Albany

4

Fairfield University

202

 

Bryant University

17

Iona College

191

 

University of Dayton

5

Manhattan College

170

 

University of Detroit Mercy

29

Marist College

261

 

Drake University

19

Monmouth University

170

 

Hartford University

6

Niagara University

144

 

Jacksonville University

16

Quinnipiac University

219

 

Robert Morris University

28

Rider University

163

 

Sacred Heart University

37

Saint Peter’s University

103

 

Saint Francis College

10

Siena College

160

 

Stetson University

5

     

Villanova University

13

     

Virginia Military Institute

4

     

Wagner College

14

         

About the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
The MAAC, headquartered in Edison, N.J., consists of 11 member institution: Canisius College, Fairfield University, Iona College, Manhattan College, Marist College, Monmouth University, Niagara University, Quinnipiac University, Rider University, Saint Peter's University and Siena College. ANC Sports Enterprises is the league’s marketing consultant and has the exclusive sales rights to the MAAC.  For more on the conference please visit, www.maacsports.com. Follow the MAAC on all social media sites: @MAACSports.

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