A total of 441 student-athletes have been named to the 2016-17 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team, which honors conference competitors who are new, incoming freshmen at their respective league institution.
The 2017 Academic All-America Division I Men's and Women's At-Large Teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) have been announced. The list includes Blair Shankle (Baylor), Clay Ream (North Dakota State), Madisyn Cox (Texas), P.J. Dunne (Texas), Amelie Currat (West Virginia), Elizabeth Gratz (West Virginia) and Ginnie Thrasher as Academic All-America selections.
Seven student-athletes from Big 12 schools have been named to the 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Men's and Women's At-Large Teams.
The Big 12 has announced its 2017 Winter Scholar-Athletes of the Year. The student-athletes have been selected as winners for their respective sports based on the votes of each sport's head coaches.
After claiming both the men's and women's Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship titles and the NCAA men's crown in March, the Texas Longhorns lead the way for the 2016-17 postseason honors.
Texas won four of seven events and set NCAA records in each of them as the Longhorns punctuated their third consecutive national team title and NCAA-leading 13th national crown with authority Saturday evening at the 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Swimming and Diving Championships.
The Texas Longhorns wrapped up the 2017 NCAA Division I Women's Swimming and Diving Championships on Saturday, placing fifth. The championship included freshman Alison Gibson's one-meter individual title and four snapped Big 12 records.
Sixty-three student-athletes have been awarded the 2017 Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award, the Big 12 Conference's highest academic honor.
The Texas Longhorns swimming and diving teams swept the Big 12 Championship titles after posting outstanding performances by both the men's and women's squads.
Six Big 12 bests were added to the record book during the third day of the Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship while seven races ranked within the nation's top 10 season performances, including a nation's best by Joseph Schooling in the 100-yard Butterfly.
Following the second day of Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship action, Texas has pulled into first place in the standings.
After the first day of the Big 12 Swimming and Diving Championship, West Virginia leads the men's race while the Texas team sits atop the women's standing.