Courtesy: America East Communications

AE Student-Athletes Continue to Excel in Classroom

Release: 02/23/2017

BOSTON – Over two-thirds of student-athletes that played America East sponsored fall sports during the 2016-17 academic year achieved a 3.0 grade-point average or better and have been named to the America East Honor Roll, the conference office announced Thursday afternoon. More than half of the 774 honorees earned Commissioner's Honor Roll status for earning a GPA better than 3.5. 

Need to Know

  • Overall, 775 student-athletes (71%) had a 3.0 or higher.
  • Of the 775, 59 percent (456 in total) made the Commissioner’s Honor Roll with a GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  • The 4567 Commissioner’s Honor Roll honorees is a conference record.
  • Hartford had the highest percentage of Honor Roll student-athletes (82%).and Commissioner’s Honor Roll (55%).
  • UMass Lowell had the most Honor Roll student-athletes (104).
  • Hartford women’s soccer was the only team with 100% of the eligible student-athletes making the Honor Roll. 

2016-17 America East Winter/Spring Honor Roll Stats

School                          %    Total

Albany   67 76
Binghamton 70 72
Hartford 82 75
Maine   76 61
UMBC 59 57
UMass Lowell   68 104
New Hampshire    75 103
Stony Brook   76 75




School Honor Roll Awardee Listings

Honor Roll Listings By School






UMass Lowell

New Hampshire

Stony Brook


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America East is proud to have one of most comprehensive academic awards programs in the country, which honors over two-thirds of its student-athletes for their success in the classroom. Learn more about the conference's academic awards program

About America East: The America East provides its member schools and their athletic programs a platform upon which student-athletes can achieve both collegiate and life success through the promotion and nurturing of athletic excellence, academic achievement and leadership, on and off the field.