Record Number of Student-Athletes Named to ECC Commissioner's Honor Roll

Record Number of Student-Athletes Named to ECC Commissioner's Honor Roll

Central Islip, N.Y. - East Coast Conference Commissioner, Dr. Robert Dranoff, announced the list of student-athletes that have been named to the ECC Commissioner's Honor Roll for the 2015-2016 academic year on Wednesday afternoon. The total of 1,255 student-athletes named to the Honor Roll sets an all-time high. This is now the seventh consecutive year, the number of honorees at the ECC’s 11 member institutions and seven associate members has increased (1,125 in 2014-15; 1,102 in 2013-14; 979 in 2012-13; 759 in 2011-12; 678 in 2010-11; 654 in 2009-10; 617 in 2008-09; 613 in 2007-08).

"What a great year for the ECC and for all of those who earned a place on the ECC Commissioners Honor Roll," stated Dranoff. "We are very proud of the record breaking academic performances of those student-athletes who participate in ECC sports. As always, the commitment to excellence in the classroom, along with service to the community, go hand-in-hand with the effort given in athletics. Congratulations!"

LIU Post led all ECC institutions for the fifth consecutive year, placing 195 student-athletes on the Honor Roll. Molloy finished second behind LIU Post with 139 student-athletes honored, while Bridgeport was third with 126. Dowling, Mercy, NYIT, and Roberts Wesleyan all had over 100 student-athletes make the list, as well.   

The Commissioner’s Honor Roll is awarded to student-athletes who receive a 3.25 or better cumulative grade point average. This annual recognition, in addition to Scholar-Athlete awards, helps to uphold the East Coast Conference’s mission of promoting the total person and the ability to excel not only in the athletic arena but also in the classroom.

The view the list of honorees, click here.