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.
Oklahoma and Texas have split the 2016 Big 12 Rowing yearly honors as announced by the conference office on Monday. OU's Maegan Neihart took home the Rower of the Year honors, while UT's Mariam Soufi earned the Newcomer of the year accolade. Texas head coach Dave O'Neill was voted Coach of the Year.
Sixteen championship locations for 23 conference-sponsored sports highlight the 2016-17 Big 12 Championship schedule, the league has announced.
Texas posted school record finishes from two of its three boats and notched its second straight top 10 team finish at the 2016 NCAA Championships Sunday morning on Lake Natoma.
Texas Rowing's second varsity eight reached the grand final for the first time in school history, as UT sent two additional boats to the petite finals Saturday on day two of the NCAA Championships.
No. 8 Texas posted second-place finishes from all three boats in their respective heats and advanced all three to the semifinals Friday on the opening day of the NCAA Championships.
After sweeping the Big 12 Rowing Championship last week, the Texas Longhorns earned a bid to the 2016 NCAA Division I Rowing Championships. UT will head west to the Sacramento State Aquatic Center in Gold River, California to compete over the course of May 27-29.
After sweeping all five races, the Texas Longhorns are the 2016 Big 12 Rowing Champions. In addition, UT claimed the conference's automatic qualifying bid to compete in the NCAA Championship.
After a thrilling day of preliminary races, the finals are set at the 2016 Big 12 Rowing Championship. All eight Big 12 squads earned a spot in at least one Grand Final, with Kansas, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas placing boats in the Grand Final of all five races set for Sunday.
For the second consecutive season, the Big 12 Rowing Championship is set for Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma, Texas and West Virginia, along with affiliate members Alabama, Old Dominion and Tennessee will meet May 14-15 to battle for the conference crown.