64 Buckeyes Named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars
July 14, 2011
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State recorded 64 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award recipients for the 2010-11 academic year, the conference office announced Thursday. The award, now in its third year, is given to student-athletes who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.7 or above for the previous academic year. Recipients must be letterwinners in at least their second year at their institution.
The Buckeye rowing team ranked first for the third-consecutive year with 11 honorees, followed by the women's soccer team with nine and the women's swimming and diving team with six. The men's swimming and diving team had five recipients while the women's gymnastics and men's hockey teams each had four.
Six Buckeyes posted perfect 4.0 GPAs in 2010-11 - Sarah Schulze (women's basketball), Sean Duddy (men's hockey), Carolin Helmholz (women's rowing), Lindsey Titus (women's rowing), Liz Sullivan (women's soccer) and Nelson Vick (men's tennis).
For the year, Ohio State recorded 329 Academic All-Big Ten selections and a record 523 OSU Scholar-Athletes.
See the PDF above for the complete list of Ohio State's Big Ten Distinguished Scholars.