By Matt Vines, Assistant Sports Information Director
More than 56 percent of Northwestern State student-athletes who competed in spring sports qualified for the Southland Conference Commissioner’s Spring Honor Roll, which recognizes GPAs of at least 3.0.
NSU placed 106 student-athletes on the honor roll, ranking sixth in the conference.
Only student-athletes who were in their competitive season during the spring semester were eligible.
Tennis placed the highest percentage of their student-athletes (87.5 percent) as seven of the eight Lady Demons produced at least a 3.0 GPA this semester.
Softball (87 percent) and women’s basketball (84 percent) came in a close second and third with 20 of its 23 and 11 of its 13 student-athletes, respectively, making the grade.
Women’s track and field produced the most 4.0 student-athletes with seven followed by softball’s six.
A total of 25 Demons and Lady Demons compiled 4.0 GPAs this semester – baseball’s Hayden Brown, men’s basketball’s Dalin Williams, women’s basketball’s Gabby Bell, Victoria Miller and Sami Thomas, softball’s Maggie Black, Sydni Larriviere, Alexis Perry, Bronte Rhoden, Sierra Stone and Elise Vincent, tennis’ Polina Mutel and Patrycja Polanska, men’s track and field’s Clayton Casner, Adam Courville, Thomas Daigle, Micah Larkins and Cole Spooner, women’s track and field’s Emily Blanchard, Sydney Cowgill, Tyra Duma, Kelsey Frank, Sarah Lewis, Brooke Petkovich and Summer Thomas.
Photo Credit: Chris Reich/NSU Photographic Services