Northwest has released its second Athletic Director’s Honor Roll and 136 student-athletes have made the list for the Spring 2023 semester.
Compiled by athletic director Jake Gordon for the first time last fall, the list honors includes Jada Jelks of Clinton who accomplished a 3.0 grade point average or higher, with a minimum of 12 hours earned. A total of 144 student-athletes made the list last fall.
Overall team GPAs are also recognized on the list, as well as those student-athletes with a 4.0 GPA for the semester.
Of the 136 student-athletes to be honored, the Ranger baseball team garnered 25 selections to the honor roll, the most of any Northwest sport. Softball saw 21 of its 22 student-athletes make the list, earning the second-most of any sport. Women’s soccer followed with 17 selections, with football (16) and women’s basketball (13) rounding out the top five.
Softball garnered the highest team GPA of any Northwest sport, finishing with a 3.77 during the spring semester. Women’s soccer was not far behind at 3.59, followed by baseball (3.55), men’s tennis (3.37) and volleyball (3.36). Additionally, women’s basketball (3.33), rodeo (3.28) and women’s tennis (3.2) all finished above a 3.0 for the spring.