42 Tomcats named to PAC Academic Honor Roll

GREENVILLE, Pa.—A total of 42 Thiel College student-athletes were named to the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Academic Honor Roll for their performance in the classroom during the fall 2013 semester.

The PAC Academic Honor Roll recognizes student-athletes who attain a grade-point average of 3.6 or higher during their season of competition. A total of 435 student-athletes from the 10 PAC schools were recognized, with Waynesburg leading the way with 73 total recipients.

Waynesburg paced the 10 league schools in fall academic honor roll recognition for the third-straight year with 73 student-athletes honored. The Yellow Jackets were followed by Westminster College (60), Geneva College (55), Washington & Jefferson College (51), Thiel (42), Grove City College (40), Saint Vincent College (36), Bethany College (35), Thomas More College (34) and Chatham University (14).

Women's soccer led the way for the Tomcats with 12 student-athletes honored. Football took second with 11 honorees, while women's cross country took third with five. Men's cross country and women's volleyball each had four awardees, while men's soccer and women's tennis each placed three student-athletes on the list.

The Fall 2013 Thiel honorees include:

Women's Soccer (12)

Football (11)

Women's Cross Country (5)

Men's Cross Country (4)

Women's Volleyball (4)

Men's Soccer (3)

Women's Tennis (3)

About Thiel College

Founded in 1866, Thiel College is an independent Lutheran liberal arts, sciences and professional studies institution located on a 135-acre campus in Greenville, Pa. Committed to combining the best of the liberal arts tradition with career and life skills, the Thiel College faculty offers a high quality undergraduate education to more than 1,000 students across more than 60 majors and minors in 19 discipline areas that inspire, challenge and prepare students to succeed.