PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The BIG EAST Conference announced that 140 Seton Hall student-athletes have been named BIG EAST Academic All-Stars. To be named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star, the student-athlete must have received a varsity letter in a BIG EAST-sponsored sport and attain a minimum 3.00 cumulative grade point average (GPA) for the fall and spring semesters of the 2007-08 Academic year.
Women’s soccer led the Pirates with 19 Academic All-Stars, while softball put 17 athletes on the roster. The men's track and field squad closely followed with 16. Women's track and field along with the women's swimming and diving programs each added 15. Golf(6) had all but one member of its squad receive the honor.