COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State had a league-high 166 placed on the Academic All-Big Ten team for spring and at-large sports, the Big Ten Conference announced Thursday. In all, 1,447 spring and at-large sports student-athletes from around the conference were recognized.
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 (GPA) of 3.0 or higher.
Ohio State junior Minori Minagawa of the women's track and field team was one of 13 spring and at-large student athletes in the conference to maintain an unblemished cumulative grade-point average.
The Buckeye women's lacrosse team led the spring and at-large sports with 19 honorees, while men's lacrosse, rowing and women's track and field each had 15 student-athletes recognized.
For the year, Ohio State had 304 honorees (60 fall, 78 winter, 166 spring/at-large), tying Minnesota for first among conference schools in 2014-15.
The complete list of Ohio State's spring and at-large selections is available in the PDF at the top of the release.
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