NCEA Awards Riders for Academic Achievements

The National Collegiate Equestrian Association names student-athletes to the 2014-15 honor roll.

From the National Collegiate Equestrian Association

Logan Pluhar was named to the 2014-15 NCEA Academic First Team.(Credit: Journal) See the full list of academic award winners at www.collegiateequestrian.com.

The National Collegiate Equestrian Association announced Wednesday the Beval Saddlery Academic Teams and the La Hacienda Academic Honor Roll, recognizing student-athletes for success both in the arena and in the classroom during the 2014-15 academic year.

The 2015 NCEA National Championship, presented by the City of Waco and McLennan County, takes place April 16-18 at the Extraco Events Center in Waco, Texas.

The criteria for the awards is listed below:

Beval Saddlery Academic First Team
Must have competed in a minimum of 70 percent of their school’s meets, not including demo or exhibition rides.
Earned a cumulative GPA of 3.5 while maintaining full-time enrollment in the previous spring and fall semesters, respectively.

Beval Saddlery Academic Second Team
Must have competed in a minimum of 60 percent of their school’s meets, not including demo or exhibition rides.
Earned a cumulative GPA of 3.25 while maintaining full-time enrollment in the previous spring and fall semesters, respectively.

Beval Saddlery Honorable Mention Academic Team
Must have competed in a minimum of 50 percent of their school’s meets, not including demo or exhibition rides.
Earned a cumulative GPA of 3.0 while maintaining full-time enrollment in the previous spring and fall semesters, respectively.

La Hacienda Academic Honor Roll
The top academic student athletes who have earned a cumulative GPA of 3.25 while maintaining full time enrollment in the previous spring and fall semesters respectively.

Continue reading to see all of the equestrian student-athletes named to academic teams and honor roll.