ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Thirteen Salisbury University football players have been named to the Empire 8 Athletic Conference fall 2012 President's List, the league announced on Tuesday.
Seniors Ross Flanigan, Gaven Parker and Dan Griffin, juniors Joey Buckley and Calvin Ford, sophomores Josh Danko, Connor McNeil, David Salmon, Cody Schecter, Patrick Teixeira and Wayne Wilford and freshmen Kyle Bosserman and Josh Perdue all earned accolades. Honorees must earn a 3.75 grade-point average or higher while participating in a conference-sponsored sport. In addition, the student-athlete must display positive contact on and off campus and be enrolled full-time at the member institution.
The Empire 8 recognized 673 student-athletes from its sponsored sports with the President's List distinction.
Salisbury claimed the Empire 8's automatic qualification to the NCAA tournament for the second consecutive season and advanced to the second round in 2012. The Sea Gulls fell at Widener University, finishing with a 9-3 record.
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