Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team honors 445 student-athletes.
Three Big 12 student-athletes landed on the CoSIDA Academic All-America Division I At-Large Teams the association announced on Thursday. Texas swimmer Cory Bowersox was named to the third team, while Longhorn tennis player Breaunna Addison, along with Oklahoma rower Marissa Beene were named to the second and third teams, respectively.
Honoring the academic achievements of some of the league's top spring sport athletes.
Seven Big 12 student-athletes garnered ITA All-America status the association announced on Thursday. Five singles players were honored, including three men and two women, while a men's doubles duo also earned recognition.
Sixteen championship locations for 23 conference-sponsored sports highlight the 2016-17 Big 12 Championship schedule, the league has announced.
The Big 12 tennis season came to a conclusion on Sunday as TCU's Cameron Norrie fell in straight sets in the semifinals of the NCAA singles championships. The sophomore dropped the match 6-3, 6-4 to top-seeded Mikael Torpegaard of Ohio State.
For the first time in TCU men's tennis history, a student-athlete has advanced to the NCAA singles championship semifinals, as Cameron Norrie moved to the next round with a three-set, 4-6, 6-2, 6-1, comeback victory over ninth-ranked Thai-Son Kwiatkowski of Virginia.
Two singles players and one doubles teams are still alive in the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championships, as they advanced to the quarterfinals on Friday. A Big 12 student-athlete remains in both the men's and women's bracket, while the doubles team is advancing in the men's bracket.
Following the second day of singles competition, three Big 12 student-athletes advanced to the third round of the NCAA Singles Championship after second round victories on Thursday. Likewise in doubles competition, four Big 12 pairs moved to the second round after winning their first round match ups.
Five Big 12 student-athletes have advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tennis Singles Championship following first round competition on Wednesday. Oklahoma State's Katarina Adamovic and Texas' Breaunna Addison followed through on the women's side, while Oklahoma's Axel Alvarez, along with TCU's Cameron Norrie and Alex Rybakov picked up victories in the men's bracket.
For the third consecutive season the Oklahoma men's tennis team is the NCAA National Runner-Up following a 4-1 loss to top-seeded Virginia in the title match on Tuesday. The Sooners' appearance in the final match also marked the third straight year a Big 12 team advanced to the championship match.
The Oklahoma State women's tennis team is the NCAA National Runner-Up following a 4-3 falter to Stanford in the title match on Tuesday. OSU's run concluded after reaching the championship match for the first time in school history along with being the first women's tennis Big 12 squad to advance to the final match.