The Big Ten Conference on Wednesday recognized a total of 1,644 students competing in spring and at-large sports who have been named to the Academic All-Conference team. The list of honorees features 146 individuals in baseball, 141 in softball, 171 in women’s rowing, 67 in men’s and 74 in women’s golf, 94 in men’s and 121 in women’s lacrosse, 64 in men’s and 74 in women’s tennis, 217 in men’s and 270 in women’s track and field and 53 in men’s (representing fencing, rifle and pistol, rowing and volleyball) and 152 in women’s (representing bowling, fencing, ice hockey, lightweight rowing, rifle and pistol, sand volleyball, synchronized swimming and water polo) at-large sports.
To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten selection, students must be letter winners who are in at least their second academic year at their institution and carry a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher.
The conference office will also present the Distinguished Scholar Award in July. Students eligible for the Distinguished Scholar Award must be letter winners in at least their second year in residence at their institution. Qualifying students must have earned a GPA of 3.7 or higher for the current academic year, excluding summer school. The Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award was established by conference Faculty Representatives as an addition to the conference’s Academic All-Big Ten program.
Women’s Beach Volleyball
|Annika Albrecht||Nebraska||Jr.||Family & Consumer Science Education|
|Olivia Boender||Nebraska||Jr.||Child, Youth & Family Studies|
|Mikaela Foecke||Nebraska||So.||Animal Science|
|Justine Wong-Orantes||Nebraska||Gr.||Child, Youth & Family Studies|
|Christy Blough||Ohio State||Sr.||Biomedical Engineering|
|Driss Guessous||Ohio State||Sr.||Physics And Math (Double Major)|
|Miles Johnson||Ohio State||Sr.||Environment, Economy, Development And Sustainability|
|Blake Leeson||Ohio State||Jr.||Sport Industry|
|Aaron Samarin||Ohio State||Jr.||Sport Industry|
|Nicolas Szerszen||Ohio State||Jr.||Mechanical Engineering|
|Darcy Taig||Ohio State||So.||Exercise Science|
|Sanil Thomas||Ohio State||So.||Finance|
|Josh Tublin||Ohio State||Sr.||Biomedical Engineering|
|Zach Yerington||Ohio State||So.||Sport Industry|
|Aidan Albrecht||Penn State||Sr.||Journalism|
|Luke Braswell||Penn State||So.||Labor And Employment Relations|
|Matthew McLaren||Penn State||Jr.||Chemical Engineering|
|Frank Melvin||Penn State||So.||Accounting|
|Calvin Mende||Penn State||So.||Security And Risk Analysis|
Volleyball news courtesy of the Big Ten Conference.