The South Atlantic Conference announced on Wednesday, June 22, that 2,578 student-athletes, spanning each of the Conference’s 13 member institutions, were named to the 2021-22 SAC Commissioner’s Honor Roll. Lenoir-Rhyne placed a department-record 289 on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll, topping the previous mark of 283 set in 2020.,
To be eligible for inclusion on the SAC Commissioner’s Honor Roll, student-athletes must have competed in a sponsored championship sport and maintained a GPA of 3.30 or higher throughout the academic year.
“We are thrilled to recognize more than 2,500 of our student-athletes for their outstanding academic accomplishments,” said SAC Commissioner Patrick Britz. “This is the third consecutive year that we have had more than 2,000 student-athletes be recognized for their outstanding achievements in the classroom, which continues to prove the high priority our institutions are putting on academic success. We are extremely proud of the hard work and dedication of these student-athletes to be successful in the classroom and in their athletic arena.”