111 UMass Student-Athletes Named To A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll

The Atlantic 10 Conference announced the Commissioner's Honor Roll for the Spring 2011 semester. A total of 1,328 student-athletes were recognized for their excellence in the classroom during the spring semester

To be listed on the Commissioner's Honor Roll, a student-athlete in an Atlantic 10-sponsored sport must have a 3.5 GPA or better (on a 4.0 scale) during the specified semester. Freshmen are eligible to receive the award.

"Congratulations to each student-athlete represented on the Spring 2011 Commissioner's Honor Roll. Balancing the demands of athletic participation and academic achievement is a difficult task," stated Atlantic 10 Commissioner Bernadette V. McGlade. "Each of these student-athletes is a great role model for their institution and the Atlantic 10 Conference."

UMass placed fourth overall in the league with 111 athletes honored this semester. Fordham took top honors with 128 athletes, next was LaSalle(117) and third was Dayton (113). UMass was lead on the women's side by the Track and Field and Cross country teams, with a total of 26 athletes awarded honors. Also noted, the rowing team who came in a close second with 23 athletes. On the Men's side the Track and Field and Cross Country teams also came in at number one with 15 athletes honored.

Atlantic 10 Rank
Fordham- 128
LaSalle- 117
Dayton- 113
UMass- 111
Duquesne- 108
George Washington- 107
Xavier- 95
St. Louis- 94
Rhode Island- 88
Charlotte- 84
St. Bonaventure- 79
St. Josephs- 70
Richmond- 68
Temple- 65

UMass Women's Teams
Track & Field/ XC- 26
Rowing- 23
Soccer- 7
Swimming and Diving- 6
Field Hockey- 5
Softball- 5
Lacrosse- 5
Tennis- 4
Basketball- 3

UMass Men's Teams
Track & Field/ XC- 15
Swimming and Diving- 6
Soccer- 5
Baseball- 1