April 16, 2009
IRVING, Texas - Rice University had 183 student-athletes earn recognition to Conference USA's Commissioner's Honor Roll during the 2008-09 academic year, C-USA Commissioner Britton Banowsky announced on Thursday.
All told, 1,958 Conference USA student-athletes have been recognized by the league this year. It is an increase of more than seven percent from last year's honor roll list. Student-athletes named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.00 or better.
Unmatched by any other league institution, each of Rice University's athletic programs had at least six student-athletes named to the Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Student-athletes with a cumulative GPA of 3.75 or better will also receive the Commissioner's Academic Medal. Those winners will be announced on Friday.
Below is a list of Rice student-athletes named to the 2008-09 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll:
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