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Eight Baseball Players Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Nate LaPointe

Nate LaPointe
Aug. 8, 2014

Chestnut Hill, Mass. - Eight members of the Boston College baseball team earned a spot on the Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll of the 2013-14 year. Recent graduate Nate LaPointe led the way with his third season on the list.

Boston College was ranked second in the ACC with 402 student-athletes on the 58th annual honor roll. It is comprised of student-athletes who participated in a varsity-level sport and registered a grade-point average of 3.00 or better for the full academic year.

Recent graduates Tom Bourdon and John Hennessy also appear on the honor roll for the second time in their careers, as well as redshirt junior Geoffrey Murphy and junior Jeff Burke. Senior Travis Ferrick, junior Logan Hoggarth and redshirt freshman Kevin Connor earned a spot on the honor of the first time.

Eagles have earned 38 spots on the ACC Academic Honor Roll since head coach Mike Gambino's tenure began at the Heights in 2011.

The conference acknowledged 3,967 student-athletes for their hard work in the classroom during the 2013-14 academic year. Duke led the league with 494 selections. Notre Dame saw 397 student-athletes achieve honor roll status while North Carolina had 347 recognized. Virginia was fifth in the conference with 305 student-athletes recognized followed by Virginia Tech with 232, NC State with 230, Syracuse with 229, Maryland with 224, Pittsburgh with 213, Florida State with 202, Clemson with 198, Wake Forest with 183, Georgia Tech with 159 and Miami with 152.

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