Sixty-Eight Ferris State Student-Athletes Honored By GLIAC For Fall Classroom Success

GLIAC Academic
The GLIAC has announced its All-Academic Teams

Big Rapids, Mich. - A total of 68 Ferris State University student-athletes have achieved Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) All-Academic & All-Academic Excellence Team honors for the recently-completed 2017 fall athletics campaign as announced by the league office.

The 68 Bulldog student-athletes represent six varsity programs, including football, volleyball, women's soccer, women's tennis, women's cross country and men's cross country.

Overall, a total of 924student-athletes achieved all-academic recognition from across the 12 conference member institutions this past academic year.

Ferris State had 32 student-athletes tabbed to the GLIAC All-Academic Team and another 36 who received GLIAC All-Academic Excellence Team recognition. This past fall, the Bulldogs' nearly 400 student-athletes combined for a cumulative 3.19 overall grade point average.

Criteria states the student-athlete 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 2017.

Below are the 2017 GLIAC Fall All-Academic & All-Academic Excellence Teams:

ALL-ACADEMIC TEAMS (455)

ALL-ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE (469)

Men's Cross Country (39)

Men's Cross Country (28)

Women's Cross Country (22)

Women's Cross Country (68)

Football (229)

Football (125)

Men's Soccer (40)

Men's Soccer (50)

Women's Soccer (54)

Women's Soccer (93)

Women's Tennis (26)

Women's Tennis (33)

Volleyball (45) Volleyball (71)