Gansevoort, NY – The North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) announced today that 36 SUNY Cobleskill student-athletes have been selected as recipients of the league’s Scholar-Athlete Awards for the 2015-16 academic year. In order to be eligible for the award, recipients most have earned a 3.40 grade point average (GPA) or higher during the academic year. During the 2015-16 academic year, 788 student-athletes from the league’s 14 full-member institutions and six associate member institutions received NEAC Scholar-Athlete honors representing 33 states, Puerto Rico and 16 different countries.
During the 2015-16 academic year, the 312 student-athletes in the Fighting Tigers program posted an overall GPA of 2.78 with 102 student-athletes earning over a 3.0 GPA for the year. This marks the most NEAC Scholar-Athlete Award honorees in program history since Cobleskill joined the conference in 2008.