Barton places 120 student-athletes on league’s spring 2016 presidential honor roll

Barton places 120 student-athletes on league’s spring 2016 presidential honor roll

by Benny Benton

HIGH POINT, N.C. – A total of 120 Barton College student-athletes have been named to the Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll for the spring 2016 semester, the league announced Wednesday.       

The award recognizes those student-athletes who achieved a grade point average of 3.2 or higher on a 4.0 scale for the semester. A total of 2,101 student-athletes were honored throughout the league’s 12 institutions.

Barton received a total of 129 awards, as nine 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 14 and women’s volleyball with 13.

Women’s tennis, women’s volleyball and men’s golf all had at least 75 percent of their rosters achieve the award.

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