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GW Places 102 Student-Athletes on A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for Spring `08

102 GW student-athletes were named to the Spring 2008 A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll June 18.
102 GW student-athletes were named to the Spring 2008 A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll June 18.

June 18, 2008

PHILADELPHIA, PA - A total of 102 student-athletes from George Washington University have made the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the Spring 2008 semester, as announced by the league office on June 18. The A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll recognizes its student-athletes who have achieved a 3.5 grade-point-average or higher.

"We are proud of the priority that our student-athletes place upon their academic responsibilities and the effort they put forth to succeed at such a high level in that area," said Karen Ercole, GW's Director of Academic Support Services. "We appreciate that the A-10 recognizes those achievements and congratulate our student-athletes, as well as those at the other A-10 schools, for their excellence in the classroom."

The Colonials' men's and women's soccer, and women's swimming & diving (combined), lacrosse and women's rowing teams had double-digit representatives on the Spring Honor Roll. The women's soccer team led the way with 16 members qualifying for the league honor roll.

The Commissioner's Honor Roll is announced at the end of each semester and consists of student-athletes with GPA's of 3.5 or higher for that semester. Prior to 2004, an annual honor roll was announced consisting of student-athletes with a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher.

The Spring 2007 A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll is comprised of 1,104 total student-athletes from the 14 member institutions of the conference.

GW's Breakdown (By Class):
Seniors 27
Juniors 21
Sophomores 27
Freshmen 27

By Sport
Baseball 8
Women's Basketball 1
Cross Country (M+W) 8
Golf 4
Lacrosse 14
Women's Rowing 11
Men's Soccer 10
Women's Soccer 15
Softball 5
Swimming (M+W) 14
Tennis (M+W) 5
Volleyball 7

*Totals do not include sports in which the Atlantic 10 does not sponsor championships: Gymnastics, Squash, Water Polo and Men's Rowing.

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