The 2014 Academic All-Big 12 Rowing Team features 114 student-athletes, the conference office has announced.
K-State led all five institutions with 27 honorees, including 23 first team selections. The first team is comprised of 93 members while 21 selections make up the second team.
Among those honored, the following student-athletes were nominated with 4.00 grade point averages: Elizabeth Demars and Abigail Weaver (Kansas State); Marissa Beene, Laura Combs and Kim Moldenhauer (Oklahoma); and Alexandra Basil and Courtney Schrand (West Virginia).
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.