Puget Sound claims over 100 NWC Scholar-Athlete honors

Puget Sound claims over 100 NWC Scholar-Athlete honors

TACOMA, Washington – Puget Sound student-athletes earned 103 Northwest Conference Scholar-Athlete honors for the 2015-16 academic year, the NWC announced on Wednesday.

NWC Scholar-Athlete list

In order to qualify, student-athletes must have a minimum 3.50 cumulative GPA, and must have participated for the entire varsity season during the academic year.

"The academic achievements of our student-athletes illustrates their tenacity for excellence in all phases of their experience as a Logger and continues to showcase Puget Sound's distinctive qualities," said Puget Sound Director of Athletics Amy Hackett.

Three Loggers who earned NWC Player of the Year during 2015-16 are also NWC Scholar-Athletes: Amalia Acorda-Fey (women's soccer), Emily Sheldon (women's basketball), and Tyler Shipley (men's cross country). 

Twenty of Puget Sound's NWC Scholar-Athlete accolades belong to Loggers who were named to either All-NWC First Team or All-NWC Second Team in their respective sports.



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