Kansas City, MO - Lyndon State College (now Northern Vermont University-Lyndon) men's basketball player Robbie Rouelle (St. Johnsbury, VT) has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court for the 2017-18 academic year. The NABC Honors Court recognizes those men's collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during this past season. The Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts that the honorees possess off the court and the hard work that they exhibit in the classroom. Rouelle is the first Hornet to receive the honor since David Johnson (Washington, DC) was recognized in 2014.
Rouelle was a four-year member of the Hornet basketball program. The 6'4" forward played in 91 games in his Lyndon career, starting 48 times. As a senior he averaged 7.2 points and 4.1 rebounds per game. Rouelle graduated in May with a Bachelor of Science degreee in Sport Leadership and a final grade point average of 3.567.
The largest professional association of basketball coaches, the NABC currently claims a membership of nearly 5,000 men's basketball coaches throughout the ranks of the NCAA, NAIA, junior and community colleges and high school.
In order to be named to the Honors Court, a student-athlete must meet a high standard of academic criteria. The qualifications are as follows
- Academically a junior or senior and a varsity player.
- Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 or higher at the conclusion of the 2017-18 academic year.
- Students must have matriculated at least one year at their current institution.
- Member of a NCAA Division I, II, III, or NAIA Division I or II institution with a NABC member coach.
For the complete release on the NABC Honors Court, including a listing of all honorees, click HERE.