ACC Honors 407 Student-Athletes On Academic Honor Roll
July 29, 2011
Chestnut Hill, MA -
A total of 407 Boston College student-athletes have been named to the 55th annual Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll, noting academic excellence by student-athletes for the 2010-11 academic year. Boston College was second in the league in the total number of honorees to Duke, which placed 425 student-athletes on the team.
The Honor Roll is comprised of student-athletes that participated in a varsity-level sport and registered a grade point average of 3.00 or better for the full academic year. The ACC acknowledged a record 2,835 student-athletes for their hard work in the classroom in the 2010-11 academic year.
The Eagles men's and women's swim team placed 69 student-athletes on the team while track and field had 59 recipients. The women's soccer team, which advanced to the Final Four in the fall of 2010, placed 11 student-athletes on the honor roll team. Others honored included the 2010-11 Eagle of the Year recipients Anthony Castonzo and Carolyn Swords. Both were four-time honorees.
Also honored were 25 football players including Mark Herzlich, Luke Kueckly, Nathan Richman and Billy Flutie. The women's lacrosse team had 16 student-athletes on the list including All-Americans Kristin Igoe and Brittany Wilton. Thirty-six rowers were named to the honor roll including ACC Freshman of the Year Alycia Da'Loia-Moore.
A combined 18 student-athletes from both men's and women's ice hockey also made the honor roll. Goaltender Molly Schaus and forward Kelli Stack made the honor roll for the fourth time, while forward Mary Restuccia and forward Brooks Dyroff are two-time recipients.