ETSU places 46 student-athletes on SoCon Fall All-Academic Team
ETSU places 46 student-athletes on SoCon Fall All-Academic Team
Thursday, January 20, 2022

SoCon record 425 student-athletes earn recognition  

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 20, 2022) – A total of 46 ETSU student-athletes earned spots on the 2021 Southern Conference Fall Academic Team, as the league office announced the awards on Thursday.

Each of the SoCon’s 10 full member institutions had at least 25 honorees, representing the sports of men’s and women’s cross country, football, men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball. 

To be eligible for the academic all-conference team, student-athletes must carry at least a 3.3 cumulative grade-point average at the conclusion of the fall semester and were required to compete in at least one-half of their teams’ competitions during the recently concluded campaign. In addition, the student-athletes must have successfully completed at least three semesters at their institutions, making true freshmen and first-year transfers ineligible for inclusion. 

A SoCon-record 425 student-athletes earned the recognition, while a fall-record 37 student-athletes maintained perfect 4.0 cumulative GPAs. 

ETSU had five student-athletes maintain a perfect 4.0 cumulative GPA, while a total of 21 have a GPA above 3.75.

The league’s 10 women’s soccer teams led the way with 120 academic all-conference selections, while the nine football schools were second with 112 and the nine volleyball programs were third with 58. The 10 women’s cross country teams combined for 47 selections, with the seven men’s soccer squads following with 46 and the 10 men’s cross country teams totaling 42.

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