Lynn Well Represented on SSC Commissioner’s Spring Honor Roll
Winter Park, Fla. – Lynn University’s student-athletes came up big in the classroom to go with another spectacular season, placing 51 on the Sunshine State Conference Commissioner’s Spring Honor Roll. In addition, the Fighting Knights saw 106 student-athletes receive Lynn Athletic Department Honor Roll recognition by posting grade-point averages of 3.00 or better, including 10 with a perfect 4.00 GPA in the Spring semester.
A total of 799 student-athletes were named to the SSC Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the Spring 2012 semester. A number of students, 110 in total, carried a perfect 4.00 GPA for the semester. Florida Southern posted the highest number of honor roll recipients with 123 in 12 sports.
To be eligible for the Commissioner’s Fall Honor Roll, a student-athlete must post a minimum grade point average of 3.20 on a scale of 4.00. Participants in the sports of men’s and women’s basketball, golf, lacrosse, swimming and tennis, baseball, softball and women’s rowing were eligible for the honor roll.
A student-athlete must have a 3.00 GPA to be eligible for the Lynn Athletic Department Honor Roll. Sixty-five percent of LU’s student-athletes received a GPA higher than 3.00 while 38 percent recorded a GPA of 3.50 or better.
Nine of Lynn’s 11 teams had a GPA of 3.00 or higher with the women’s golf team pacing the women’s side with a 3.644 GPA and the men’s tennis team leading the men’s side with a 3.414 GPA. Overall, the Fighting Knights recorded a 3.218 overall GPA for the Spring season.
For the year 74 percent of student-athletes garnered a 3.00 GPA or higher and 45 percent earned a 3.50 GPA or better. The athletics department as a whole averaged a 3.339 GPA with nine of 11 program’s boasting an average above a 3.00. Additionally, the women’s golf team recorded the highest department GPA at 3.637, while men’s soccer had the highest men’s average at 3.515.
Having won 78 national championships since the league was founded in 1975, the SSC’s student-athletes have also proven to be successful in the classrooms. For the fourth consecutive year, the Sunshine State Conference led all 22 Division II conferences with an Academic Success Rate of 86 percent.
Below is the breakdown of Lynn’s selections to the SSC Commissioner’s Spring Honor Roll:
*- denotes recorded a 4.0 GPA this Fall
Michael Woo *
Stefano Dal Maso
Ellen Chambers *
Amaury Van Haelen
Roxy Alexandru *
Alex Reiner *
Marianne Johnson *
Anne Marie Van Casteren