GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Six Atlantic Coast Conference student-athletes –three men and three women – were among the 91 named to the 2016 Academic All-America® Division I Men’s and Women’s At-Large Teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Clemson golfer Stephen Behr earned first-team honor on the men’s team, while Duke lacrosse player Deemer Class and Florida State swimmer Dylan Grisell were third-team selections.
Duke field hockey player Lauren Blazing, North Carolina tennis standout Hayley Carter and Louisville swimming star Kelsi Worrell were all women’s first-team selections.
Exactly two-thirds (30) of the 45 student-athletes on the 2016 Academic All-America® Division I Men’s At-Large Team earned at least a 3.90 G.P.A., with 13 compiling a perfect 4.0 G.P.A. The 15 members of the first-team had an average G.P.A. of 3.86.
On the women’s side, nearly 75 percent (34) of the 46 members of the 2016 Academic All-America® Division I Women’s At-Large Team posted at least a 3.90 GPA, including a staggering 26 student-athletes with spotless 4.0 GPA The 15 members of the first-team registered an average GPA. of 3.95, with more than half (eight) logging a 4.0 GPA.