COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ninety-one Ohio State winter student-athletes have been named to the Academic All-Big Ten team, the Big Ten Conference announced Wednesday. In all, 780 winter sports student-athletes were recognized across the conference from basketball, gymnastics, men's ice hockey, swimming and diving and wrestling. Ohio State's 91 selections rank first among the 14 B1G schools.
To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten selection, student-athletes must be letterwinners who are in at least their second academic year at their institution and carry a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher.
For Ohio State, men's swimming and diving led the way with 26 athletes recognized. Women's swimming was next with 18 selections, followed by wrestling (14), men's hockey and men's gymnastics (11), women's gymnastics (8) and women's basketball (3).
Among the Buckeye honorees are NCAA wrestling champion Kyle Snyder, Lindsey Clary, who won two Big Ten women's swimming titles and earned All-America honors in three events, diver Colin Zeng, a two-time B1G champion this season and Kelsey Mitchell of the women's basketball team who is third nationally in scoring.
The complete list of Ohio State honorees is at the link above.
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