The 2016 Academic All-Big 12 Cross Country Team honors 114 student-athletes with 44 selections on the men’s team and 70 on the women’s team.
A total of 16 honorees represent with 4.00 grade point averages, including five Cyclones.
Iowa State and Oklahoma State combined to lead all teams with 15 total members each. The Cyclone women, winners of the 2016 Big 12 Championship, paced all women’s teams with 11 selections, while Baylor and TCU led all men’s teams with six honorees each.
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.