July 1, 2013

The Citadel Places 149 Student-Athletes on SoCon Academic Honor Roll

2012-13 SoCon Academic Honor Roll
2012-13 Commissioner's Medals

Spartanburg, S.C. – A record 2,023 student-athletes, including 149 from The Citadel, earned spots on the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll for the 2012-13 school year.

The academic honor roll consists of student-athletes who participated in varsity sports at member institutions and posted a 3.0 grade point average during the academic year while passing at least 24 hours in two semesters or its equivalent.

The number student-athletes topped the 2,000 mark for the first time in the 25-year history of the award and broke the previous record of 1,985 set in 2010-11. A total of 895 earned the Commissioner’s Medal, awarded annually to student-athletes with at least a 3.5 GPA, and 86 had perfect 4.0 marks.

The Citadel had 61 cadet-student-athletes on the Commissioner's Medal list and six with a 4.0 GPA last academic year, a group that includes Brett Bullard (baseball), Chris D'Esposito (football), Preston Durham (football), Eric Goins (football), Kristen Kessinger (cross country/track and field) and Blake Holt (wrestling). 

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