MIDLAND, MICH. – The Northwood University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics placed a total of 42 student-athletes on the Winter All-Academic and All-Academic Excellence teams from the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC), the league announced Tuesday (April 11).
Northwood had a total of 18 student-athletes earn All-Academic Honors, while 24 were placed on the All-Academic Excellence team.
In order to earn All-Academic or All-Academic excellence honors, student-athletes must be an active member on the roster at the end of the season, not a freshman or a first year transfer student. All-Academic Teams are comprised of those student-athletes that meet criteria and carry a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0-3.49. Academic Excellence Teams are comprised of student athletes that have a cumulative GPA of 3.50-4.0. Grades are based on marks from the fall semester of 2016.
In total, 799 student-athletes from GLIAC schools earned All-Academic or All-Academic Excellence honors (399 All-Academic, 400 All-Academic Excellence).
ACADEMIC TOTAL: 18
Women's Basketball: 12 (three more than any women's basketball team in the GLIAC)
ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE TOTAL: 24