GREENSBORO, N.C. – Duke University collected a league-record 519 student-athletes on the 63rd annual ACC Honor Roll released Tuesday by Commissioner John Swofford. Duke has now paced the conference in ACC Honor Roll selections in 31 of the past 32 years.
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 conference recognized a record 4,769 student-athletes for their work in the classroom during the 2018-19 academic year.
Duke led all schools with 519 student-athletes recognized, followed by Notre Dame (460), Virginia (427), North Carolina (405), Boston College (393), Louisville (378), Syracuse (288), NC State (286), Virginia Tech (283), Florida State (259), Clemson (242), Pitt (230), Wake Forest (226), Georgia Tech (196) and Miami (177).
Headlining the list of recognized Blue Devils are Duke’s four ACC Scholar-Athlete recipients Virginia Elena Carta (Women’s Golf), Mitch Finesilver (Wrestling), Kayla McCoy (Women’s Soccer) and Alex Smalley (Men’s Golf). In addition, Duke boasted six five-time ACC Honor Roll selections including Cody Brinkman (Men’s Lacrosse), Davis Koppenhaver (Football), Nicodem Pierre (Football), Alec Schenk (Wrestling), Chris Taylor (Football) and Collin Wareham (Football).