Athletic Department Releases Fall 2011 Honor Roll

By: Jerry Hannula, Assistant Athletic Director  for Sports Information, Eligibility and Compliance

The Saddleback College athletic department is pleased to announce that 162 of the college’s 371 student-athletes have been named to the Fall 2011 Athletic Honor Roll, including 16 student-athletes with a perfect 4.00 grade point average.

“This is, by far, the largest number of student-athletes that we’ve ever had listed on our Athletic Honor Roll,” said Tony Lipold, Dean and Athletic Director at Saddleback College.  “We really push the importance of doing well in the classroom to our student-athletes and this past fall semester is a testament to all of our efforts.  We should really be proud of how well these student-athletes are doing academically, especially knowing how much hard work and extra time they spend practicing for their sports each week.”

The 162 student-athletes on the honor roll represent 44 percent of all student-athletes at Saddleback College this year.  In order to make the honor roll, student-athletes must have passed at least 12 units during the Fall 2011 semester with a 3.00 GPA or higher.

Saddleback College Fall 2011 Athletic Honor Roll

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100 Student-Athletes Make Honor Roll

Assistant Athletic Director Jerry Hannula just let us know some exciting news… 100 of the college’s 332 student-athletes have been named to the Spring 2011 Athletic Honor Roll, including 14 student-athletes with a perfect 4.00 grade point average! A complete list of the incredible student-athletes can be found here.

In order to make the honor roll, student-athletes must have passed at least 12 units during the semester with a 3.00 GPA or higher.

The Spring 2011 semester numbers are in line with the Fall 2010 numbers, where 115 student-athletes where listed on the Honor Roll including 15 with a perfect 4.00 grade point average.

“The success of our athletic teams is apparent when they are in actual competition.  What isn’t quite as apparent to the community is how well these student-athletes are doing in the classroom.  At Saddleback, we take great pride in the academic accomplishments of our student-athletes,” said Tony Lipold, Dean and Athletic Director.