STUDENT-ATHLETES RECEIVE ACADEMIC HONORS FROM AMERICA EAST
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — A total of 203 University of New Hampshire student-athletes have been named to the 2006-07 America East Winter/Spring Academic Honor Roll for earning grade point averages of 3.0 or higher during the winter and spring seasons, the conference announced Monday.

UNH’s total was the fourth highest in the conference behind Binghamton University, Stony Brook University and University of Vermont, each of which had 207 honorees. In all, 1,616 student-athletes were feted in the Winter/Spring season.

Of New Hampshire’s 203 honorees, 90 received further distinction to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll, which recognizes those student-athletes who earned a 3.50 gpa or higher.

The Wildcats had the highest number of representatives on both the Academic Honor Roll and Commissioner’s Honor Roll in women’s indoor track and field with 50 and 25, respectively. The ‘Cats also duplicated that sweep in women’s outdoor track and field with 51 and 25, respectively. UNH also led the way in the Academic Honor Roll in men’s indoor track and field as well as men’s outdoor track and field with 31 representatives for the former and 30 for the latter.

In addition, 16 of the 22 student-athletes on UNH’s women’s swimming and diving roster were named to the Academic Honor Roll, and 11 of them were part of the Commissioner’s Honor Roll. Furthermore, 16 of 22 women’s lacrosse players received Academic Honor Roll recognition.

New Hampshire had the highest number of student-athletes cited (95) on the 2006 America East Fall Academic Honor Roll that was released in February.
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