EDISON, N.J. – Quinnipiac University landed a total of 167 student-athletes onto the 2013-14 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Academic Honor Roll, which was released by the league office on July 15, 2014. The Bobcats tied with Monmouth University for fourth place among teams in the conference.
“We are once again very proud of the academic success of our MAAC student-athletes,” said Director of Athletics and Recreation Jack McDonald. “The entire campus is very pleased with the academic and athletic success of our Bobcats in our inaugural year in the MAAC, and we look forward to more achievements in 2014-15.”
To be eligible for the MAAC Academic Honor Roll, a student-athlete must hold a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 or higher on a 4.0 scale. The Honor Roll is open to both full-time and associate members in the MAAC. All 25 sports that the conference sponsors are represented.
The Red Foxes of Marist led the list of honored student-athletes with 235, followed by Fairfield University with 190 and Iona College with 168. QU and Monmouth each had 167 student-athletes named to the Honor Roll, followed by Canisius College (163), Rider University (151), Siena College (147), Manhattan College (139), Niagara University (123) and Saint Peter’s University (104). Among the associate members, former NEC rival Robert Morris University, which competes in field hockey and women's rowing, has the most with 49 student-athletes.
Listed below is the total number of student-athletes on the 2013-14 MAAC Academic Honor Roll by school:
|Full-Time Member Institutions||Associate Members|
|Canisius College||163||Bryant University||10|
|Fairfield University||190||Drake University||16|
|Iona College||168||Hartford University||7|
|Manhattan College||139||Jacksonville University||29|
|Marist College||235||Robert Morris University||49|
|Monmouth University||167||Sacred Heart University||24|
|Niagara University||123||Saint Francis College||5|
|Quinnipiac University||167||Stetson University||17|
|Rider University||151||University at Albany||7|
|Saint Peter’s University||104||University of Detroit Mercy||25|
|Siena College||147||Villanova University||7|
|Virginia Military Institute||1|
About the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference
The MAAC, headquartered in Edison, N.J., consists of 11 member institution: Canisius College, Fairfield University, Iona College, Manhattan College, Marist College, Monmouth University, Niagara University, Quinnipiac University, Rider University, Saint Peter's University and Siena College. ANC Sports Enterprises is the league’s marketing consultant and has the exclusive sales rights to the MAAC. For more on the conference please visit, www.maacsports.com. Follow the MAAC on Facebook and Twitter: @MAACSports.