North Texas Has 154 Student-Athletes Honored For Academic Success
Mean Green Places Athletes On Conference USA's Annual Academic Honor Roll
April 11, 2014
The University of North Texas placed 154 student-athletes on Conference USA's annual academic honor roll, the league has announced. The 154 honorees were among the 3,213 student-athletes to earn academic honors from the league.
North Texas landed 154 student-athletes on the Commissioner's Honor Roll, reserved for student-athletes who earned a cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher. Student-athletes with a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better also received the Commissioner's Academic Medal. Thirty-seven Mean Green student-athletes received the academic medal, the third most in the conference.
Football led North Texas with 32 student-athletes on the honor roll, including five medalists. Swimming and diving followed with 28 honorees, including 13 medal winners, and women's track and field followed with 17.
Of the 14 conference schools that sponsor football, North Texas placed the third-highest number of football student-athletes on the Commissioner's Honor Roll. The swimming and diving team was first out of the nine conference schools that compete in that sport.
The 2013-14 season is the first year for North Texas as a member of Conference USA.