The New Mexico State athletics department announced Friday that the 49 student-athletes from football, cross county, soccer and volleyball make up the highest number of Academic All-WAC honorees of any other school in the conference.
School Number of Academic Honorees
New Mexico State 49
Utah State 47
San Jose State 39
Fresno State 33
Louisiana Tech 30
This is just another outstanding academic accomplishment for NM State student-athletes. At the end of the fall 2011 semester, 247 student-athletes, 59 percent of the total student-athlete population, achieved a semester GPA of 3.00 or higher while 252 student-athletes, 60 percent of the total student-athlete population, maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher. Among the Scholar Student-Athletes, 34 posted a perfect 4.00 GPA for the semester while 14 maintained a perfect 4.00 cumulative GPA.