WKU Sees 166 Student-Athletes Honored Academically by the SBC in 2013-14

Sept. 25, 2014 BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- WKU had a total of 166 student-athletes honored by the Sun Belt Conference for academic performance in 2013-14 on either the Academic Honor Roll or the Commissioner's List.

A total of 100 student-athletes were named to the Commissioner's List for having a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.5 in 2013-14. Sixty-six more earned Academic Honor Roll recognition for a GPA of at least 3.0.

WKU ended its tenure in the Sun Belt Conference having more student-athletes honored academically than any other conference institution for 10-straight years, now including 2013-14.

Through 2013-14, the average cumulative GPA of the 367 WKU student-athletes is 3.01. A total of 186 student-athletes, 51 percent, and 10 of 15 sport programs are maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. A total of 110 WKU student-athletes graduated in the last academic year, and the WKU Athletic Department completed over 1,000 hours of community service in 2013-14.

The full list of honorees can be viewed at www.sunbeltsports.org.

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