BRISTOL, Tenn. – Conference Carolinas announced their Presidential Honor Roll for the spring semester and King University was one of five schools to have at least 200 student-athletes named to the list with 252. The Tornado baseball team led the way for King teams with 27 student-athletes on the list.
Limestone College led the league with 331 while Belmont Abbey College was second at 281 and North Greenville University was third at 264. The Tornado came in next with 252 student-athletes named to the list and the University of Mount Olive had 237 named.
The King baseball team led the way with 27 student-athletes named to the list with the cheer team, men's soccer and women's soccer came in next with 18 each. The women's track & field followed with 16 honorees with softball not far behind at 14. Women's volleyball and acrobatics & tumbling are next with 13 each and men's track & field had 12 honored. Men's golf, women's wrestling and men's volleyball rounded out teams in double figures with 11.
Each semester this recognition is given to student-athletes who achieve a grade point average of 3.2 or higher on the four-point scale. All student-athletes, including underclassmen, transfers, and those who play non-conference sports, are eligible for the recognition as long as they have participated in a sport for the semester in question. The Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll is awarded twice each school year, recognizing the scholastic achievements of student-athletes for each semester.