BOULDER, Colo. – USA Rugby annually recognizes collegiate rugby student athletes for their excellence in the classroom with the USA Rugby National Collegiate Academic Honor Roll. Since 2011, USA Rugby has acknowledged the hard work on and off of the field by collegiate student athletes with the Honor Roll, including the 121 student athletes named to the 2011-12 Honor Roll.
Ninety student athletes have been recognized during the 2012-13 academic year for being a consistent starter on their college or university’s rugby team, academic standing as a junior or senior and having a cumulative grade point average of 3.7 out of 4.0 or higher.
“On behalf of our USA Rugby collegiate programs of more than 900 teams, Tam Breckenridge, Associate Director of College Rugby, and I congratulate these scholar-athletes on their accomplishments on the field and in the classroom,” USA Rugby Director of College Rugby Rich Cortez said. “The criteria for this award require commitment and determination in both arenas. We wish the honorees continued success in their chosen fields.”