Of the 227 Mountaineers recognized for their academic excellence, 39 registered a grade-point average of a 4.0 in the spring semester. The cross country/track and rowing teams led all Mountaineer teams with 39 and 33 honorees, respectively, on the honor roll.
MU TRACK: Marshall senior Vanessa Jules finished in sixth place in the heptathlon Friday at the NCAA Division I Track and Field Championships in Eugene, Ore., earning first-team All-America status.
Jules joined teammate Crystal Walker, who finished fifth in the long jump on Wednesday, and Erin Compton, who finished eighth place in the discus in 2003, as the program's only NCAA All-America selections.
Jules finished with 5,853 points, just shy of her 6,000-point goal she set entering the competition. As a team, Marshall finished with nine points, a program record.
PREP SPORTS: South Charleston High School golf candidates need to be at Big Bend Golf Course and ready for 2 p.m. tee times on Monday, with completed physical form dated after June 1, 2013.