April 29, 2013

Quinnipiac Athletics Places 37 on Northeast Conference Winter Academic Honor Roll

SOMERSET, N.J. – The Quinnipiac University Department of Athletics and Recreation placed 37 student-athletes on the Northeast Conference 2012-13 Winter Academic Honor Roll, announced on Monday, April 29, 2013. Of the 37 student-athletes, 10 were also named to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

The NEC’s Winter Academic Honor Roll consisted of 577 student-athletes with a 3.20 or better grade-point average, an increase of eight percent from the 2011-12 academic year. There were also a record-breaking 159 student-athletes named to the winter Commissioner’s Honor Roll, recognizing those superior student-athletes with a 3.75 or better grade point average. The number of students named to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll represents a whopping 14 percent increase from a year ago.

Quinnipiac University – Northeast Conference Commissioners’ Honor Roll
Ellen Cannon (Jr. / W. Basketball / Physician’s Assistant)
Kathleen Carroll (Fr. / W. Basketball / Mechanical Engineering)
Brianna Faust (Jr. / W. Track and Field / Physician’s Assistant)
Christina Faust (Jr. / W. Track and Field / Physician’s Assistant)
Kaitlyn Flynn (Jr. / W. Track and Field / SHSPA)
Rachel Morelli (Sr. / W. Track and Field / Physical Therapy)
Katy Petrie (So. / W. Track and Field / Physical Therapy)
Morgan Roche (Gr. / W. Track and Field / Education)
Jessica Soja (Jr. / W. Track and Field / Occupational Therapy)
Kristen Ulrich (Fr. / W. Track and Field / Accounting)

About The Northeast Conference
Now in its 32nd year, the Northeast Conference is an NCAA Division I collegiate athletic association consisting of 12 institutions of higher learning located throughout six states. Media coverage of the NEC extends to four of the largest markets in the United States - New York (#1), Pittsburgh (#23), Baltimore (#27), and Hartford/New Haven (#30). Founded in 1981 as the basketball-only ECAC Metro Conference, the NEC has grown to sponsor 23 championship sports for men and women and now enjoys automatic or play-in access to 14 different NCAA Championships. NEC member institutions include Bryant, Central Connecticut State, Fairleigh Dickinson, LIU Brooklyn, Monmouth, Mount St. Mary’s, Quinnipiac, Robert Morris, Sacred Heart, St. Francis Brooklyn, Saint Francis U and Wagner. For more information on the NEC, visit the league’s official website (www.northeastconference.org) and digital network (www.necfrontrow.com), or follow the league on Twitter, Facebook and YouTube (@NECsports).