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240 Yellow Jackets Named to ACC Honor Roll

Greensboro, N.C.– Recognizing their accomplishments in the classroom, Georgia Tech placed 240 student-athletes on the 64th annual Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll as announced by the league office on Thursday.

With 59 student-athletes on the honor roll, including five earning the recognition for the fifth time, track & field led the way for the Jackets. Football added 45 honorees, swimming and diving also earned 45 followed by baseball with 25.

Track & field’s Avery Bartlett, Bria Matthews, Matt McBrien, Alexandra Melehan and Mitchell Sanders each earned the honor for the fifth time. Additionally, 12 Yellow Jackets picked up the honor for the fourth time in their careers and a total of 52 student-athletes were named to the list for at least the third time in their collegiate careers.

The ACC Honor Roll is comprised of student-athletes who participated in a varsity-level sport and registered a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the full academic year. The 5,609 recognized this year shattered the previous league mark of 4,769 set in 2018-19.

To view the complete list of student-athletes on the 2019-20 ACC Honor Roll, please click here.

Alexander-Tharpe Fund

The Alexander-Tharpe Fund is the fundraising arm of Georgia Tech athletics, providing scholarship, operations and facilities support for Georgia Tech’s 400-plus student-athletes. Be a part of developing Georgia Tech’s Everyday Champions and helping the Yellow Jackets compete for championships at the highest levels of college athletics by supporting the A-T Fund’s Annual Athletic Scholarship Fund, which directly provides scholarships for Georgia Tech student-athletes, and Athletics Initiative 2020, Georgia Tech athletics’ ongoing $125 million initiative to allow Tech to recruit the nation’s most elite student-athletes, build a better student-athlete once they arrive on The Flats and, ultimately, win! To learn more about supporting the Yellow Jackets, visit atfund.org.

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