27 Big Ten student-athletes named to varsity At-Large teams from all districts
ROSEMONT, Illinois – No less than 27 student-athletes (15 men, 12 women) from seven Big Ten Conference schools have secured places on the 2020-21 Division I At-Large Academic Teams, according to the announcement made by the directors Thursday. of Sports Information from the College of America (CoSIDA). The Big Ten student-athletes chosen for the honor compete in 11 different sports (nine of which are sponsored by the conference), and all are now eligible for Academic All-America status, with those selections made in early August.
Minnesota topped all of the Big Ten schools with eight At-Large college winners from all districts, followed by Michigan (6) and Purdue (4).
The Big Ten men’s gymnastics and women’s swimming and diving programs each had four academic recipients from all districts, while women’s gymnastics, men’s ice hockey, men’s swimming and diving, and wrestling each had three selections. .
Of the 27 Big Ten student-athletes who received Academic All-District At-Large honors, 20 were named 2020-21 Big Ten Distinguished Scholars last week.
Schools can nominate up to four male and four female student-athletes who compete in the 26 sports covered by the Academic All-District At-Large program, and who do not have an Academic All-District (and Academic All-America ) designated separate. program. The recipients are recognized in four divisions (NCAA I, II and III and NAIA) with schools spread across eight geographic districts in the United States and Canada.
To qualify for academic status from all districts, a student-athlete must have completed at least one year at their current institutions and achieved athletic eligibility in second year, maintained a GPA of 3.30 and be a beginner or a key reserve on his / her team, having participated in at least 50 percent of the team’s competitions during the given season.
The full list of Big Ten Male and Female At-Large University Fellows can be found below, while the full Male and Female At-Large Teams of CoSIDA Academic All-District are available by CLICKING HERE.
At-Large Selections from all CoSIDA University Districts 2020-21
(* – Big Ten Scholar Emeritus 2020-21)
* James Piot, Sr., State of Michigan (3.66, Finance)
* Joe Weiler, Sr., Purdue (3.85, Industrial Engineering)
* Kate Smith, Sr., Nebraska (3.59, graphic design)
* Colton Dee, Sr., Minnesota (3.94, Biology)
* Henry Meeker, Sr., Minnesota (3.97, Civil Engineering)
* Shane Wiskus, Sr., Minnesota (3.40, sales and marketing training)
* Jack Baldwin, Sr., Penn State (4.00, Mechanical Engineering)
* Natalie Wojcik, Jr., Michigan (3.71, psychology / Spanish / linguistics)
* Ona Loper, graduate, Minnesota (4.00, epidemiology)
* Lexy Ramler, Sr., Minnesota (3.69, entrepreneurial management)
Men ice hockey
Strauss Mann, Jr., Michigan (3.91, business administration)
* Austin Kamer, Sr., State of Michigan (4.00, Chemical Engineering)
* Jack LaFontaine, Sr., Minnesota (3.83, English)
Female ice hockey
Grace Zumwinkle, Sr., Minnesota (3.56, Finance)
* Annika Hoffmann, Sr., Michigan (4.00, Political Science / Comparative Literature)
* Lindsay Eliasen, Sr., Minnesota (3.97, Computer Engineering)
Swimming & Diving Men
Andrew Capobianco, Jr., Indiana (3.75, Exercise Science)
Michael Daly, Jr., Penn State (3.75, biochemistry / molecular biology)
Ben Bramley, Jr., Purdue (3.89, Finance)
Swimming and diving for women
* Maggie MacNeil, Jr., Michigan (3.66, psychology)
* Amanda Ling, Sr., State of Michigan (4.00, English)
* Abigail Knapton, Sr., Nebraska (3.93, psychology)
Emily Bretscher, Sr., Purdue (3.70, General Manager)
Women’s water polo shirt
* Maddie O’Reilly, Sr., Michigan (3.77, sports management)
* Myles Amine, graduate, Michigan (3.82, sports management)
Nick Lee, Sr., Penn State (3.53, Health Policy and Administration)
* Max Lyon, Sr., Purdue (3.87, Industrial Management – Operations and Supply Chain Management)