Continuing the tradition of academic excellence among
student-athletes, 68 members of St. John’s University’s varsity
teams were honored as members of the BIG EAST All-Academic Team at
a center court ceremony during the February 6 men’s basketball game
at Madison Square Garden.
In all, 181 student-athletes achieved All-Academic status for
2011–2012, including 16 student-athletes from the men’s and women’s
fencing teams, which do not participate in the BIG EAST conference.
The Red Storm men’s lacrosse and baseball teams also earned BIG
EAST Team Academic Excellence Awards, with the highest GPAs in the
conference for their respective sports.
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