Tigers Land 67 On NCAC Academic Honor Roll

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio--A total of 743 student-athletes have been named to the 2017-18 North Coast Athletic Conference Academic Honor Roll following the completion of the academic year.

The honorees were selected from all 10 full-time NCAC institutions and one affiliate member. Each full-time institution had at least 25 student-athletes named to the Academic Honor Roll for an average of 74 student-athletes per school.

Wittenberg landed 67 student-athletes on this year's honor roll. 

To be honored, a student-athlete must be at least a sophomore on an active roster in a sport sponsored by the conference and hold a cumulative grade-point-average of 3.50 or higher.

The 743 student-athletes on the list accounted for 826 total roster spots, which takes into consideration multi-sport student-athletes. For the third year in a row, women's track & field student-athletes led the way with 88 total honorees, while football posted the second highest total for the second year in a row with 68 student-athletes on the list. Men's track & field and women's cross country tied for fourth with 62 student-athletes each, while women's swimming & diving and men's soccer shared the fifth spot with 48 total honorees each.

The 2017-18 NCAC Academic Honor Roll class featured 218 seniors, 209 juniors and 316 sophomores.