National Student-Athlete Day Comes to Campus - SUNY Cortland

National Student-Athlete Day Comes to Campus

 National Student-Athlete Day Comes to Campus

03/29/2013 

SUNY Cortland will celebrate its more than 600 student-athletes when the College takes part in National Student-Athlete Day on Saturday, April 6.

An outdoor barbecue, weather permitting, and a special recognition ceremony during halftime of the 1 p.m. women’s lacrosse game are planned. Prize raffles and other activities will take place during the day’s home contests, which include:

· a men’s and women’s outdoor track and field meet at 8 a.m.
· a baseball doubleheader against Brockport at noon
· a softball doubleheader against Buffalo State at noon
· a women’s lacrosse game against Oswego at 1 p.m.

The nationwide event, which first gained support from the NCAA in 1994, recognizes efforts that take place in the classroom, in competition and the community.

SUNY Cortland has won five State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) team titles so far in 2012-13 and has captured the SUNYAC Commissioner’s Cup for overall sports excellence in 15 of the 16 years that it has been awarded.

The College’s wrestling team this week was honored with a spot on the 2012-13 National Wrestling Coaches Association All-Academic Team list, ranking 15th nationally in grade point average. The SUNY Cortland field hockey squad also was recently named a 2012 Gladiator by SGI/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Collegiate National Academic Team Award recipient for earning a grade point average higher than 3.0.

During the fall sports season, the SUNYAC recognized 92 student-athletes on its All-Academic and Commissioner’s List teams. Student-athletes earn a spot on the All-Academic List by recording at least a 3.3 grade point average during the most recent semester and are named to the Commissioner’s List if they have at least a cumulative 3.3 grade point average over the past three semesters combined.

National Student-Athlete Day was created by the National Consortium for Academics and Sports (NCAS) and the Northeastern University Center for the Study of Sport in Society, in partnership with the National Federation of State High School Associations and the NCAA.


More News

Top Cuban Diplomat to Speak at SUNY Cortland

Top Cuban Diplomat to Speak at SUNY Cortland

Miguel Fraga, one of the first Cuban emissaries to the US in 50 years, will discuss US-Cuban relations.


Student Talent Takes Center Stage at Performing Arts Open House

Student Talent Takes Center Stage at Performing Arts Open House

Students interested in a musical theatre major can enjoy a special Open House event on Friday, Oct. 21.


Musical Theatre Students Take Broadway to Homer

Musical Theatre Students Take Broadway to Homer

Students will sing Broadway hits Sept. 24 at a dinner-musical revue.


Brooks Series to Explore Culture and Biosphere

Brooks Series to Explore Culture and Biosphere

"De(Recon)struction" is the 2016-17 Rozanne M. Brooks Lecture Series theme.


Try Something New During Healthy Campus Week

Try Something New During Healthy Campus Week

Students can win prizes by helping SUNY Cortland prove it's one of the nation's healthiest campuses


Faculty and Staff: Act Now to Receive Emergency Texts

Faculty and Staff: Act Now to Receive Emergency Texts

Individual action is required for College employees to receive New York Alert text messages


College Honors Harry Bellardini ’56, M ’64

College Honors Harry Bellardini ’56, M ’64

The dedicated alumnus and volunteer was toasted Sept. 9 in Corey Union.


College Plans 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

College Plans 9/11 Memorial Ceremony

Students and community members will gather at 7 p.m. Sunday at Corey Union.


Cortland Honored in National “Cool Schools” Ranking

Cortland Honored in National “Cool Schools” Ranking

The Sierra Club lists SUNY Cortland as one of the nation's greenest colleges.


Campus Seeks Big Student Voter Turnout

Campus Seeks Big Student Voter Turnout

The College has joined the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge.


Explore

Visit

Contact