Twenty-nine student-athletes have been named to the 2017 Academic All-Big 12 Gymnastics Team.
Among those honored, Denver’s Rachel Fielitz represented with a 4.00 grade point average.
The first team is comprised of 25 selections while four members represent on the second team. Oklahoma paced all teams with 12 selections, 10 of which were named to the first team. West Virginia tallied seven selections, followed by Iowa State with five. Affiliate member Denver had five first-team selections.
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.