June 26, 2012
Greensboro, N.C. – Boston College men’s golfer John Jackopsic was named to the 2012 All-ACC Academic Team in an announcement made by Commissioner John Swofford on Monday.
Jackopsic, a rising sophomore, finished in BC’s top five 10 times. The West Hartford, Conn. native led the Eagles at the Wolfpack Intercollegiate Invitational and the Golfweek Program Challenge.
The ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year award was established in September 2007 to be awarded annually to the top junior or senior student-athlete in their respective sports. Candidates for the award must have maintained a 3.0 grade point average for their career as well as a 3.0 for each of the last two semesters.
To be eligible for consideration for the All-ACC Academic team, a student-athlete, regardless of classification, must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during her academic career.
To view the entire 2012 All-ACC Academic Men’s Golf Team, please click here.
Boston College All-ACC Academic Team Honorees
2012 – John Jackopsic
2009 – Kyle McCartan, Kevin Melnick and Jan Prokop
2008 – James Granello, Jan Prokop, Robert Reed and Matthew Ouimet
2007 – James Granello, Kyle Kelly, Jan Prokop and Bob Reed