June 27, 2013. 210 Appalachian State University student-athletes were named to the Southern Conference Academic Honor Roll for the 2012-13 academic year, as announced by the league office on Thursday. A total of 2,018 student-athletes were recognized across the conference, hopping 2,000 for the first time in league history.
Of the 210 Appalachian student-athletes recognized, 86 were honored with the Commissioner’s Medal for achieving a GPA of at least 3.50. Two Mountaineers posted a perfect 4.0 GPA including Alex Herbst (men’s soccer) and Debra Domermuth (women’s track and field/cross country).
Davidson had a league-best 258 student-athletes on the honor roll, while Wofford was second with 202. Each of the SoCon’s 12 league schools had at least 118 student-athletes on the list.
The SoCon Academic Honor Roll consists of varsity student-athletes who post a 3.0 grade-point-average or higher while passing at least 24 hours in two semesters.