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256 UConn Student-Athletes Earn Spot on AAC All-Academic Team

256 UConn Student-Athletes were honored on the American Athletic Conference All-Academic Team.
Aug. 18, 2016

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STORRS, Conn. - The American Athletic Conference has announced the names of more than 2,300 student-athletes who have been selected to the 2015-16 Conference All-Academic Team and UConn student-athletes have claimed 256 of those selections.

To be eligible for the honor, a nominee must have competed in an American Athletic Conference-sponsored sport, attained a minimum grade-point average of 3.00 for the preceding academic year, and completed a minimum of two consecutive semesters or three consecutive quarters of academic work, with a total of 18 semester or 27 quarter credits, not including remedial courses.

The nominations are reviewed and approved by the American Athletic Conference Academic Affairs Committee. There are a conference-record 2,360 honorees for the 2015-16 academic year.