Dec. 11, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Seventy-three Ohio State fall student-athletes have been named to the Academic All-Big Ten team, the Big Ten Conference announced Wednesday. In all, 869 fall sports student-athletes were recognized across the conference from field hockey, football, men's and women's cross country, men's and women's soccer and women's volleyball programs. 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.
Ohio State sophomores Minori Minagawa and Rebecca Rings of the women's cross country team were two of 20 conference student-athletes who have maintained perfect 4.0 grade-point averages.
For Ohio State, the football team was first with 19 honorees, women's cross country was second with 14 selections and 12 women's soccer student-athletes were honored. The field hockey team placed 10 on the list, with nine men's soccer players lauded, followed by men's cross country (5) and women's volleyball (4).
The complete list of Ohio State honorees is at the link above.