Barton lands 125 student-athletes on league’s fall 2016 presidential honor roll

Barton lands 125 student-athletes on league’s fall 2016 presidential honor roll

by Benny Benton

HIGH POINT, N.C. – A total of 125 Barton College student-athletes have been named to the Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll for the fall 2016 semester, the league announced Thursday.

The honor roll recognizes those student-athletes who achieved a grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale. A total of 2,320 awards were granted to student-athletes throughout the league’s 12 institutions.

Barton received a total of 131 awards, as six student-athletes were recognized while competing in multiple sports. The baseball team led the way in the total number of team members making the list, 19, followed by men's soccer with 16 and women’s soccer with 14.

Women’s tennis had the highest percentage of its roster achieve the award, 80 percent.

The complete list of Barton’s fall 2016 honorees is available here.