June 17, 2014
Patriot League Academic Honor Roll
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - Four members of the Navy men's basketball team are among the 35 student-athletes named to the Patriot League Men's Basketball Academic Honor Roll, the conference office announced Tuesday.
To be eligible for the men's basketball academic honor roll, a student-athlete must earn a 3.20 grade-point average in the spring semester.
Recent graduates James Loupos and Thurgood Wynn were named to the honor roll for the first times in their careers. Rising senior Kevin Alter was named to the honor roll for a second time and freshman Grant Vermeer was also recognized.
Loupos earned a 3.47 GPA in the spring semester as an international relations major. He graduated in May and was commissioned as an ensign in the U.S. Navy. His service selection is Naval Aviation. Loupos played in 28 games with nine starts last season while averaging 1.9 points and 1.4 rebounds. He graduated ranked seventh in program history with 117 career games played.
Wynn posted a 3.27 GPA last semester as an economics major. Wynn graduated in May and was commissioned as an ensign in the U.S. Navy. His service selection is information professional. Wynn played in 23 games with four starts last season. He averaged 3.7 points and 1.3 rebounds.
Alter posted a team-high 3.73 GPA as an economics major in the spring semester. Alter was also named to the honor roll after his sophomore season. Alter averaged 1.8 points and 7.3 minutes in 22 appearances last season.
Vermeer earned a 3.35 GPA during the spring semester and he is majoring in Navy's newest major, cyber operations. Vermeer averaged 2.8 points and 1.3 rebounds in 22 games during his rookie season.
Under the direction of head coach Ed DeChellis
, Navy has set a program record with its four Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selections this season. Navy's previous record was two in a single season, which happened nine times and most recently in 2013.