HIGH POINT, N.C. – Conference Carolinas announced on Thursday that 2,129 student-athletes have been named to the Presidential Honor Roll for Spring 2018. The league's institutions emphasize a commitment to the classroom, as evidenced by the number of honorees.
The Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll is awarded twice each school year, recognizing the scholastic achievements of student-athletes who achieve a grade-point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4-point scale each semester. All student-athletes, including underclassmen, transfers, and those who play non-conference sponsored sports, are eligible for the recognition as long as they participated during the semester in question.
Spring 2018 saw Converse place 114 student-athletes on the prestigious list, with soccer leading the way after earning 21 spots. Track and field posted 14 members, while acro netted 12 athletes on the roll. Softball was able to obtain 11 spots to finish fourth for Converse. Basketball added nine to go along with cross country, volleyball, and swimming's seven each. Field Hockey and Golf earned five places each, tennis and equestrian rounded out the members with four and three, respectively.
See the complete list of all honorees here.
Barton College - 144
Belmont Abbey College - 279
Converse College - 114
Emmanuel College - 240
Erskine College - 117
King University - 211
Lees-McRae College - 134
Limestone College - 288
University of Mount Olive - 209
North Greenville University - 239
Southern Wesleyan University - 154