Bradley Student-Athletes Receive MVC Academic Honors

July 7, 2017

More than 80 percent of Bradley University student-athletes received recognition from the Missouri Valley Conference for their academic success during the 2016-17 school year, according to the annual announcement of the MVC President's Council Academic Awards, Commissioner's Academic Excellence Awards and MVC Honor Roll Friday morning.

The President's Council Academic Excellence Award requires a minimum 3.8 cumulative grade point average (through Spring 2017 semester), participation in athletics a minimum of two years and the student-athlete must be within 18 hours of graduation. The Commissioner’s Academic Excellence Award requires a minimum grade point average of 3.5 for the previous two semesters, a minimum 3.2 cumulative grade point average and participation in athletics, and to qualify for the MVC Honor Roll, Valley student-athletes must earn a minimum 3.2 grade point average for a specified term (Fall 2016/Spring 2017) and must have a minimum of 12 hours of enrollment during the fall or spring semesters.

Bradley's recipients of the President's Council Academic Excellence Award include men's golfer Bobby Jacobs; women's cross country runner Molly Leveille;  and women's cross country and track runners Nicole Lopez-Villegas, Rachel Sudbury and Katie Wampole.  The quintet were among Bradley's 60 recipients of the Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award and 180 qualifers for the MVC Honor Roll.  Of Bradley's 224 student-athletes during the 2016-17 school year, 80.4 percent qualified for the MVC Honor Roll.
Related Links
Click HERE for a complete list of Bradley University's honorees.
Click HERE for the Missouri Valley Conference announcement.