58 Ohio State student-athletes posted 3.7 or better GPAs in 2011-12
Alvarez and Elliott named Big Ten Conference Medal of Honor winners
Male and female winners to be announced at Scholar-Athlete Dinner Wednesday
Captain recognized for academic excellence
Honored on All-Great Lakes Team by NSCAA
2011 (Senior): Team captain for the second year ... started every match as an outside back this season ... assisted on Wu's goal at Minnesota ... scored on a breakaway goal versus Nebraska ... first team all-Big Ten and second team all-Great Lakes Region ... Big Ten all-tournament team ... Top Drawer Big Ten midseason Top 20 ... academic all-Big Ten.
2010 (Junior): Tri-captain appeared in 21 games, making starts against Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Marquette ... outside defender that often moved up to provide an offensive spark in the midfield and up top for the Buckeyes ... played season-high 97 minutes against Marquette ... scored the game-winner, her first career goal, in the 106th minute of a 1-0 win over St. Francis in the first round of the NCAA tournament ... suffered facial fractures in the Buckeyes' second round match against Dayton, causing her to miss the rest of the NCAA tournament ... named Academic All-Big Ten and an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
2009 (Sophomore): Started all 20 games ... dished out a pair of assists ... played the fourth-most minutes on the team ... proved to be valuable not only on the back line, but when brought forward for added offense ... assisted on the game-winner against Bowling Green ... also was on the other end of Paige Maxwell's goal against Pittsburgh ... Named and OSU Scholar-Athlete and Academic All-Big Ten.
2008 (Freshman): Played in 20 games and started 12 times at a defender position, including starting the final 10 games of the season ... recorded one assist, vs. Evansville ... also had three shots and two shots on goal ... two shots vs. Wright State represented her game high ... played full 90 minutes in eight games, all coming within the last nine games of the season ... named an OSU Scholar-Athlete.
Ohio Premier: Played for Ohio Premier teams that were four-time state cup semifinalists and was a finalist in 2007 ... named to the ODP state team in 2004, 2005 and 2007.
Scioto H.S.: A four-year starter and letterwinner ... led the Irish in scoring and assists and was named team MVP as a senior in 2007 ... named first-team all-Ohio Capital Conference (OCC) and first-team all-district ... led the team in assists as a junior.
Personal: Daughter of Nancy and Michael Scoliere ... has a sister, Megan, and a brother, Matthew ... a member of the National Honor Society in high school and the Scioto H.S. student senate and senior cabinet.
Buckeye Trio Named Scholar All-Americans