77 Athletes, Record 14 Teams Earn Empire 8 Academic Honors

July 13 2016
Category: Athletics


The Empire 8 Conference recently released its President's List and All-Academic recognitions for the 2016 spring semester. Elmira College was once again one of the most well-represented institutions in the conference, as 77 student-athletes found their names on the President's List, while a school-record 14 varsity programs were recognized as All-Academic Teams.

To be named to the President's List, recipients of this honor must earn a 3.75 grade point average or higher while participating in a conference-sponsored sport. In addition, the student-athlete must display positive conduct on and off campus and be enrolled full-time at the member institution. Additionally, for a team to be selected as an All-Academic Team, they must register a cumulative grade point average of 3.2 of higher for the spring semester. The conference states, "Its commitment to serve the educational needs of its student-athletes is the hallmark of the Empire 8."

Click here to learn more and to see the full list of honorees.