Montevallo student-athletes named to conference Honor Roll

Published 4:34 pm Wednesday, July 17, 2013


The University of Montevallo athletic department featured a school record 101 student-athletes named to the 2012-2013 Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll, which was recently released by the conference office.

The Honor Roll recognizes all student-athletes at the 14 Peach Belt Conference member institutions who had a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the academic year. Each student-athlete will receive a certificate from the Peach Belt Conference office.

The 101 student-athletes edged the previous mark of 100 named to the Honor Roll following the 2011-2012 academic year.

The Falcons featured 65 student-athletes on the Honor Roll following the 2009-2010 academic year, their first year as a member of the Peach Belt Conference. Montevallo had 82 student-athletes named to the Honor Roll following the 2010-2011 academic year, with 100 student-athletes receiving the honor following the 2011-2012 academic year.

For the first time, baseball led all Montevallo athletic teams with 20 student-athletes named to the Honor Roll.

Men’s soccer, which featured the most members on the Honor Roll in each of the past three seasons, had 16 student-athletes named to the list. Women’s soccer was third in the department with 14 student-athletes receiving the honor.

The Honor Roll has been divided into four groups: Presidential Scholars, Bronze Scholars, Silver Scholars and Gold Scholars. All student-athletes with a GPA from 3.0 to 3.24 are Presidential Scholars while Bronze Scholars are 3.25 to 3.49; Silver 3.50 to 3.74 and Gold Scholars are those with a 3.75 to 4.00.

The Peach Belt Conference announced a record-breaking 1,384 student-athletes have been named to the Presidential Honor Roll for the 2012-2013 academic year.

The 1,384 student-athletes surpasses the old record of 1,137 set in 2011-2012 and gives the Peach Belt Conference 1,000 or more honorees for the fourth year in a row.

HONOR ROLL MEMBERS BY SPORT: Baseball (20), Men’s Soccer (16), Women’s Soccer (14), Women’s Volleyball (13), Men’s Cross Country (10), Women’s Tennis (7), Women’s Cross Country (6), Women’s Basketball (5), Men’s Basketball (4), Women’s Track and Field (3), Men’s Golf (2) and Women’s Golf (1).