As has become the norm in recent years, Waynesburg University had the most noticeable presence on an edition of the Presidents' Athletic Conference's (PAC) Academic Honor Roll, which is released every semester. In all, 70 Yellow Jackets were featured among the 427 honorees on the PAC Fall 2012 Academic Honor Roll.
The Jacket football team led the way for the Orange and Black with 19 names on the list, adding some impressive academic accolades to its historic 10-1 season. Waynesburg's men's and women's soccer teams added 11 honorees each to the conference-leading tally. Women's tennis had a fine year academically, as eight of the 13 members of the team were lauded on the list. Men's cross country sported similar numbers, with eight of 14 roster members securing the conference honor. Women's cross country and volleyball rounded out this semester's list with seven and six honorees, respectively.
The PAC Academic Honor Roll honors student-athletes on varsity sports teams who have earned a grade-point average (GPA) of 3.6 or higher on a 4.0 scale during their semester of competition. The Fall 2012 total represents a 13.8 percent increase from the Fall 2011 PAC Academic Honor Roll, which featured 375 honorees.