Forty-one Big 12 student-athletes have earned recognition on the 2013 Academic All-Big 12 Softball Team, the league office announced.
Elizabeth Paul (Baylor), Rosie Hull (Kansas), Jessice Vest (Oklahoma) and Taylor Powell (Texas Tech) were nominated with 4.00 grade point averages.
Baylor paced all teams with 10 total honorees, including nine first team members. The first team is comprised of 32 selections, while nine student-athletes earned second team recognition.
First team members consist of those who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA while the second team selections hold a 3.00 to 3.19 GPA.
To qualify, student-athletes must maintain a 3.00 GPA or higher (either cumulative or the two previous semesters) and must have participated in 60 percent of their team’s scheduled contests. Freshmen and transfers are not eligible in their first year of academic residence. Senior student-athletes who have participated for a minimum of two years and meet all the criteria except percent of participation are also eligible.