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SDSU earns Summit Achievement Award

Courtesy: SDSU Sports Info
Release: 06/20/2013 10:08:35

ELMHURST, Ill. -- South Dakota State University has been honored as the recipient of the Summit League Academic Achievement Award after more than 70 percent of eligible Jackrabbit student-athletes were named to the Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence.

In all, 134 Jackrabbit student-athletes were recognized for carrying a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher.

Of the 1,003 student-athletes honored league-wide, 46 maintained perfect 4.00 cumulative grade-point averages. The honorees also have achieved sophomore academic standing at the institution, have used a year of eligibility and be on the squad list in the sport in which they are nominated. Transfers, graduate students and junior college graduates must have completed one academic year at the nominating institution. True freshmen, redshirt freshmen and first-year transfers are not eligible for the award.
The complete list of 2012-13 Summit League Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence can be found in the attached document.