SUNY Cortland’s student-athletes turned in a program-best year in the classroom.
The State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) recently recognized 262 SUNY Cortland student-athletes for a total of 268 awards on its 2020-21 Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll.
The university led the conference both in its total number of awards and number of student-athletes recognized.
Athletes earn a spot on the list by recording at least a 3.3 cumulative grade point average. The 2020-21 school year is the fifth for the honor roll and Cortland’s 268 awards are its highest annual total thus far. The Red Dragons earned 253 honors in 2019-20, 210 in 2018-19, 174 in 2017-18 and 166 in 2016-17.
The 268 Cortland selections are broken down by sport as follows:
Women’s Cross Country/Track and Field - 29
Women's Soccer - 21
Football - 19
Men’s Cross Country/Track and Field - 18
Women’s Swimming and Diving - 17
Women’s Volleyball - 15
Women’s Basketball - 14
Men's Ice Hockey - 14
Baseball - 13
Softball - 13
Women’s Ice Hockey - 12
Men's Lacrosse - 12
Women’s Lacrosse - 12
Field Hockey - 10
Men’s Swimming and Diving - 9
Women’s Gymnastics - 8
Men’s Soccer - 8
Men’s Basketball - 7
Wrestling - 7
Women’s Golf - 5
Women’s Tennis - 5
Six student-athletes earned awards in multiple sports (not including cross country/track and field, which are combined for the purpose of this list). All of Cortland’s sports are honored, even if they are not sports sponsored by the SUNYAC.