Quinnipiac Names 188 Student-Athletes to the 2014-15 MAAC Academic Honor Roll

Quinnipiac Names 188 Student-Athletes to the 2014-15 MAAC Academic Honor Roll

EDISON, N.J. – Quinnipiac University landed a total of 188 student-athletes on the 2014-15 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Academic Honor Roll, which was released by the league office on July 16, 2015.

The Bobcats tied with Fairfield for third place among full-time member institutions of the conference. Quinnipiac placed 21 more student-athletes on the honor roll this year than last year.

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.

Marist College leads the list of honored student-athletes with 251, followed by Iona College with 193. Fairfield University and Quinnipiac University each had 188 student-athletes named to the Honor Roll. Rider University added 185, followed by Canisius College (180), Monmouth University (170), Siena College (154), Manhattan College (151), Niagara University (138) and Saint Peter’s University (96). Among the associate members, Sacred Heart University, which competes in field hockey and women's rowing, has the most with 40 student-athletes.

Listed below is the total number of student-athletes on the 2014-15 MAAC Academic Honor Roll by school:

Full-Time Member Institutions Total Associate Members Total
Canisius College 180 University at Albany 3
Fairfield University 188 Bryant University 21
Iona College 193 University of Dayton 8
Manhattan College 151 University of Detroit Mercy 24
Marist College 251 Drake University 17
Monmouth University 170 Hartford University 5
Niagara University 138 Jacksonville University 21
Quinnipiac University 188 Robert Morris University 24
Rider University 185 Sacred Heart University 40
Saint Peter’s University 96 Saint Francis College 13
Siena College 154 Stetson University 13
    Villanova University 8
    Virginia Military Institute 4
    Wagner College 14

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.