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Three AU athletic teams cited for excellence in the classroom
6/19/13

ALFRED, NY – Three Alfred University varsity sports teams have earned academic honors from the Empire 8 Conference, the league announced this week.


The Empire 8 announced teams that earned All-Academic honors for the spring 2013 semester; named from Alfred University were the women’s swimming and diving team, the women’s soccer team and the women’s tennis team. Teams earn All-Academic honors from the conference for having a cumulative team grade point average of at least 3.20.

 

The swimming and diving team had a spring 2013 GPA of 3.31; the women’s soccer team’s was 3.32; and the women’s tennis team’s was 3.36. The women’s soccer and women’s tennis teams also earned All-Academic honors for the fall 2012 semester.

 

The conference also announced its President’s List for the spring 2013 semester and 42 AU student-athletes were honored. A student-athlete must have a GPA of at least 3.75 to earn President’s List honors. Two members of the women’s swimming and diving team were honored; four each from women’s soccer and women’s tennis were cited.