Maryland Lands 280 on ACC Honor Roll
July 29, 2011
GREENSBORO, N.C. - The 55th annual Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll, recognizing academic excellence by student-athletes during the 2010-11 academic year, was announced Friday by Commissioner John Swofford. 280 Terrapin student-athletes were honored by the league, the most of any of the ACC's eight public institutions.
The Honor Roll is comprised of student-athletes who participated in a varsity-level sport and registered a grade point average of 3.00 or better for the full academic year. The conference acknowledged a record 2,834 student-athletes for their hard work in the classroom during the 2010-11 academic year.
Overall, the Terps were third behind Duke (425) and Boston College (407). Virginia placed fourth with 250. North Carolina had 247 student-athletes recognized, followed by NC State with 213 and Virginia Tech with 208. Clemson (195), Florida State (182), Georgia Tech (150), Miami (149) and Wake Forest (128) rounded out the list.
Of the Terrapins listed, 23 are four-time honorees. Twenty-three student-athletes are five-time ACC Honor Roll recipients.
The league has 12 ACC Freshmen of the Year named to the honor roll, including Boston College's Alycia Da'Loia-Moore (rowing) and Tori Speer (softball), Duke's Laetitia Beck (women's golf) and Nick McCrory (men's swimming), Florida State's Jakub Ziven (men's cross country), Maryland's Patrick Mullins (men's soccer) and Danny O'Brien (football), North Carolina's Abbey Friend (women's lacrosse); NC State's Hoer (cross country), Virginia Tech's Samira Burkhardt (indoor and outdoor track and field) and Devin Carter (wrestling); and Wake Forest's Katie Stengel (women's soccer).
The 2010-11 Academic Honor Roll features 20 ACC Players of the Year. Those student-athletes include Clemson's Laura Bassadonna (rowing crew), Becca Brown (rowing crew). Heather Cummings (rowing crew), Sarah Daanen (rowing crew), Brad Miller (baseball) and Miller Moss (indoor track and field); Duke's Kellie Catanach (volleyball), Lindy Duncan (women's golf), Abby Jonson (women's diving), Nolan Smith (men's basketball) and Andrew Wenger (men's soccer); Florida State's Maurice Mitchell (men's indoor and outdoor track) and Kim Williams (women's indoor track and field); Georgia Tech's Guillermo Gomez (men's tennis); Miami's Bianca Eichkorn (women's tennis); NC State's Laura Hoer (cross country); Virginia's Emil Heineking (cross country), Danny Hultzen (baseball pitcher of the year) and Lauren Perdue (women's swimming); and Wake Forest's Anna Nosenko (indoor track).
The complete ACC Academic Honor Roll for the 2010-11 academic year is available at the link below.