LaGrange Has 127 Student-Athletes Earn 2016-17 USA South Academic All-Conference Honors

The USA South Athletic Conference has released its 2016-17 Academic All-Conference Team. La-Grange has 127 student -athletes earn conference academic honors.

During the spring semester, the LC athletic department student-athletes posted a 3.067 grade point average.

‘Our student-athletes work very hard academically and athletically and we are very excited with their overall grade point average from the spring,’ said athletic director Jennifer Claybrook. ‘As pleased as we are with this accomplishment, we know our student-athletes will continue to strive for excellence.

‘I believe this is a strong indicator of the commitment by our coaches, faculty, and our entire institution to help ensure student success.’

A student-athlete must have earned a 3.0 GPA in each of the two semesters of a given year to be eligible. Any student-athlete participating in any varsity sport at any Conference institution is eligible. The sport does not have to be a Conference-sponsored sport. This season, a record 1,458 student-athletes earned Academic All-Conference honors.