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April 2, 2009 Salisbury Inducts 45 Student-Athletes Into Chi Alpha Sigma National Honor Society

Salisbury University is proud to announce that 45 student-athletes have been inducted into the prestigious Chi Alpha Sigma National College Athletic Honor Society-Zeta Chapter. In order to qualify, the student-athlete must earn a varsity letter in at least one sport while maintaining a 3.4 or higher cumulative grade point average throughout their junior and senior years.

The men's track and field program had the most inductees with six while men's soccer, women's swimming and volleyball each had five recipients. SU had three sports with four members on the list including women's soccer, softball and men's cross country.

There were three programs that had three players honored in women's lacrosse, baseball and football. The field hockey program had two selections while women's cross country, women's track and field, women's tennis, men's basketball and men's lacrosse each had one inductee apiece.

To view the list of honorees, click here

The Chi Alpha Sigma's purpose is to encourage and reward high academic scholarship of college athletes at four-year accredited colleges and universities. They recognize outstanding academic achievement by intercollegiate varsity letter winners. Chi Alpha Sigma encourages good citizenship, moral character, and friendship among the high academic achievers in college athletics. 

The honor society recognizes and honors the individual athlete, his/her team, sport, athletic department, and college or university. They mentor and provide leadership to other athletes. For more information please visit their Web site www.ncahs.org.