The 2017-18 Google Cloud Academic All-America At-Large Teams are headlined by three women’s tennis student-athletes. Oklahoma’s Lily Miyazaki earned second team, while Oklahoma State’s Sofia Blanco and West Virginia’s Paula Goetz were named to the third team.
All three tennis student-athletes recorded a 4.00 GPA.
Miyazaki was an All-Big 12 First Team honoree this season after producing a 4-1 record at the No. 1 singles position during Big 12 play. The senior earned an undergraduate degree in Mathematics and is pursuing a graduate degree in Management of Information Technology.
Blanco became one of the first OSU doubles All-Americans since 1991. Along with teammate Vladica Babic, the duo earned its spot in the NCAA national title match, where they fell to led all Big 12 doubles teams with a perfect 8-0 record. Blanco is a junior studying Psychology.
Wrestling affiliate member North Dakota State’s Clay Ream was selected as a men’s first team honree. Additionally, West Virginia rifle team earned two nods (Elizabeth Graz and Ginny Thrasher), while one Oklahoma men’s gymnastics student-athlete (Brian Shibler) was honored.
Rifle Elizabeth Gratz, West Virginia, 4.00 GPA
Tennis Lily Miyazaki, Oklahoma, 4.00 GPA
Rifle Ginny Thrasher, West Virginia, 3.90 GPA
Tennis Sofia Blanco, Oklahoma State, 4.00 GPA
Tennis Paula Goetz, West Virginia, 4.00 GPA
Wrestling Clay Ream, North Dakota State, 3.97
Gymnastics Brian Schibler, Oklahoma, 4.00