Barton lands 117 student-athletes on league’s spring 2017 presidential honor roll

Barton lands 117 student-athletes on league’s spring 2017 presidential honor roll

by Benny Benton

HIGH POINT, N.C. – A total of 117 Barton College student-athletes have been named to the Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll for the spring 2017 semester, the league announced Wednesday.

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 2,297 awards were granted to student-athletes throughout the league’s 12 institutions.

Barton received a total of 128 awards, as 11 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, 22, followed by women’s soccer with 14.

Women’s volleyball had the highest percentage of its roster achieve the award, 77 percent, followed by women’s golf at 71 percent.

The complete list of Barton’s spring 2017 honorees is available here.