22 Frogs Earn Big 12 Academic Accolades
Feb. 25, 2014
A total of 31 men were honored with 24 first-team selections and seven second-team honorees. On the women's side, the 59-member team is comprised of 47 first-team members and 12 second-team honorees.
The 16 honorees by the TCU women led all teams, while Texas totaled the most on the men's side with 14 selections. Both teams recorded a combined 22 honorees, while West Virginia combined for 26 members.
TCU's Sara Brzozowski, along with West Virginia's Sloan Storie and Haily VandePoel were nominated with 4.00 GPAs.
The first-team members consist of those student-athletes who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA and that list includes TCU's Sebastian Arispe, Ricky Bradley, Ryker Saunders, Joseph Stegeman, Ashley Alspaugh, Courtney Cheek, Kristen Connolly, Emily Rose Creighton, Michelle Fleming, Michelle Garland, Katelin Hatcher, Gabi Korac, Kyra Lindholm, Lauren Mikulecky, Catherine Rash, Mackenzie Schuler and Shayda Shah-Hosseini.
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.