IRVING, Texas -- One day after 31 Sacramento State rowers were named to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll, three more Hornets were awarded the league's Academic Medal today.
The Academic Medal is awarded to Conference USA student-athletes that carry a cumulative grade point average of 3.75 of better. Commissioner's Honor Roll accolades, which were announced yesterday, are awarded to student-athletes who maintain a grade point average of 3.0 or better.
The three Hornets receiving today's Academic Medal are junior Alexandra Santella, and freshmen Riley Ashen and Melissa Pollard.
For the list of yesterday's award winners, click here.
The Hornets joined Conference USA this academic year. Previously, Sacramento State rowing had not been part of an NCAA-recognized conference since the program gained intercollegiate status in 1995.