ORCHARD PARK, NY – The Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference has announced the 2017-18 Academic All-Conference team and Franciscan University has placed 109 student-athletes on the team.
Across the conference, more than 900 student-athletes achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.2 or higher as of the Fall 2017 semester, earning the distinction of being named academic all-conference.
Sixty percent (539) of those individuals were tabbed Individual Peak Performers by earning a GPA of 3.5 or higher. A special subset of those student-athletes was also selected for induction to Chi Alpha Sigma, the National Collegiate Student-Athlete Honor Society, which recognizes both academic performances, leadership, and character for selected juniors and seniors.
Franciscan University accounted for 109 of the student-athletes on the academic all-conference team (53.3% of the Baron athletes on an AMCC sponsored team) and 70 student-athletes were honored as Peak Performers From the winter and fall all-conference teams, 18 student-athletes also were honored as academic all-conference.