The Atlantic Coast Conference announced the 2018-19 honor roll on Tuesday morning, a list that is comprised of student-athletes who participate in a varsity-level sport while holding a GPA of 3.0 or better for the full academic year.
The ACC recognized a record 4,769 student-athletes.
Virginia Tech had 283 honorees listed, including 28 members of the football team: Keshon Artis, Daniel Bailey, Cole Blaker, Oscar Bradburn, Sean Daniel, Sam Denmark, Coleman Fox, Brennon Garrison, Jaylen Griffin, Dax Hollifield, Zachariah Hoyt, Josh Jackson, Joe Kane, Gene Kastelberg, Connor Kish, Deshawn McClease, Vinny Mihota, James Mitchell, Yosuah Nijman, Bradley Parcell, Steven Peoples, Braxton Pfaff, Ishmiel Seisay, Tyrell Smith, Luke Tenuta, Zach Treser, Bryce Watts, Terius Wheatley
Duke led all schools with 519 student-athletes recognized, and Notre Dame followed with 460. Virginia saw 427 student-athletes achieve Honor Roll status, followed by North Carolina with 405.
Boston College had 393 student-athletes recognized, followed by Louisville with 378 and Syracuse with 288. NC State was next with 286, followed by Virginia Tech (283), Florida State (259), Clemson (242), Pitt (230), Wake Forest (226), Georgia Tech (196) and Miami (177).
Fourteen schools had at least one student-athlete who earned honor status for the fifth time. A trio of Hokies accomplished this feat – MC Byrne (lacrosse), Regan Magarity (women’s basketball) and Zack Zavatsky (wrestling).