BOSTON – A total of 173 Suffolk University student-athletes have been named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll for their academic achievements in the 2019 Spring semester, the department announced Monday afternoon.
To earn a spot on the AD's Honor Roll, which began in the Spring of 2013 and is in its 13th edition, a student-athlete must earn a grade-point average of at least a 3.0 and pass at least 12 quarter units, with the exception of graduating seniors in their final semester. For the complete list of AD Honor Roll honorees, click here.
The 255 student-athletes enrolled in class this spring representing the University's 19 varsity intercollegiate team combined for a 3.27 overall GPA with 67.8 percent (173) earning a 3.0 GPA or higher with 106 (41.6 percent) achieving a spot on the Dean's List with a 3.5 GPA or higher.
Of the 173 Rams on the honor roll list, 18 achieved perfection with a 4.0 GPA; Nicholas Abbene (men's ice hockey), Maytas Csiki-Fejer (men's cross country / track & field), Gabriella DeComo (women's basketball), Meagan Dyer (women's cross country / track & field), Natalie Fay (women's cross country / track & field), Joe Feeney (men's ice hockey), Emma Feeney (volleyball), Marissa Gudauskas (women's basketball), Andrew Harper (men's golf), Youssef Hassan (men's track & field), Connor Henry (men's ice hockey), Jackie Kelly (women's soccer), Phillip Kreuser (men's ice hockey), Emily Manfra (women's cross country / track & field), Jared McCracken (men's ice hockey), Sarah Mullahy (volleyball), Megan Qualters (women's track & field), and Samari Winklaar (women's basketball.
The 18 unblemished GPAs of the semester tie the most by Suffolk Athletics' student-body in recent years with that same number being reached last spring in 2018. Furthermore, seven Rams were standouts over the entire academic year, achieving the 4.0-feat in both semesters of 2018-19; men's cross country/track & field's Csiki-Fejer, women's cross country/track & field's Fay and Manfra, volleyball's Feeney and Mullahy, women's basketball's Gudauskas and men's hockey's McCracken.
In the team race, Will Feldman's women's cross country runners boasted the top combined mark for 2018-19 with a 3.60, while Jay Parker not only guided his women's golf squad to a pair of championships on the course, but saw his entire roster achieve a 3.46 or higher. Overall, all, but two of Suffolk's varsity teams reached the 3.0 GPA mark.