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Red Dragon student-athletes earn 268 academic honors

06/22/2021

Red Dragon student-athletes earn 268 academic honors

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.

Complete List of Cortlands 2020-21 Recipients (PDF)

Archive of SUNYAC academic winners from 1995-2021