SAN BRUNO, Calif. – Six Cougars from the 2016-17 women’s tennis team have been named to the West Coast Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll for the 2016-17 academic year, the league announced Thursday.
Alana Bourgeois, Kate Cusick, Natella Nabieva, Demi Perkinson, Samantha Smith and Taylah Beckman all earned Bronze Honors (3.49-3.00). Natella Nabieva in May was selected to the WCC All-Academic Team, earning a 3.33 GPA a pre-marketing major.
For the sixth consecutive year, over 1,000 WCC student-athletes garnered honors on the Commissioner's Honor Roll for possessing at least a 3.0 GPA on a 4.0 scale. More than 1,414 student-athletes qualified for recognition, establishing a conference record for the fourth consecutive season. The 2013-14 season was the first year more than 1,200 student-athletes met the selection criteria. Only grades earned at WCC institutions may be used in calculating the grade point average for this award.
To be considered for this honor, student-athletes must meet the following requirements:
1) Individuals must have earned a varsity letter in a sport which the conference determined a champion in the recently completed academic year.
2) The cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 must be based on a 4.0 scale.
3) The individuals must have successfully completed an average of at least 12 graded credit hours (non pass-fail hours) per term.
The conference recognizes those on the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll in three separate categories:
4.00-3.75 - Gold Honors
3.74-3.50 - Silver Honors
3.49-3.00 - Bronze Honors