Gophers Earn Academic B1G Honors

May 31, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS (GopherSports.com) – A total of 144 University of Minnesota student-athletes were honored by the Big Ten Conference on the Academic All-Big Ten Team for spring and at-large sports, the conference announced on Wednesday. The Gophers totaled 299 Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the 2016-17 academic year.

Nick Bachinski of the Maroon & Gold men’s track & field team carried an unblemished cumulative grade point average. Women’s track & field led all Minnesota sports with 30 accolades followed by women’s rowing with 24, men’s track & field with 21, and baseball with 18. Women’s hockey featured 17 award winners while softball carried nine, and men’s tennis and men’s golf recorded seven each. Women’s tennis notched six award winners, and women’s golf rounded off the Gophers' award winners with five recipients. A total of 10 Minnesota programs boasted Academic All-Big Ten honorees for the spring and at-large sports.

To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten selection, students must be letterwinners who are in at least their second academic year at their institution and carry a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Baseball (18)
Cody Campbell
Micah Coffey
Eduardo Estrada, Jr.
Toby Hanson
Tyler Hanson
Jacob Herbers
Nick Lackney
Fred Manke
Cole McDevitt
Reggie Meyer
Ben Mezzenga
Luke Pettersen
Tim Shannon
Jordan Smith
Riley Smith
Matt Stemper
Troy Traxler
Terrin Vavra

Men’s Golf (7)
Rúnar Arnórsson
Charlie Duensing
Campbell Fisher
Riley Johnson
Jose Mendez
Grady Meyer
Matt Rachey

Men’s Tennis (7)
Marino Alpeza
Felix Corwin
Josip Krstanovic
Justyn Levin
Jeremy Lynn
Matic Spec
Jesse Sprinkel

Men’s Track & Field (21)
Nick Bachinski
Bryan Bjerk
Jordan Charles
Joey Duerr
Evan Ferlic
Gian Ferretti
Wayde Hall
Glen Harold
Ryan Lockard
Connor Olson
Mac Riedy
Nate Roese
Matt Rosen
Shane Streich
Jonathan Tharaldsen
James Travis
Eric Walker
Matt Welch
Jackson Wellenstein
Derek Wiebke
Luca Wieland

Softball (9)
Taylor Chell
Elizabeth Cowger
Sydney Dwyer
Sara Groenewegen
Maddie Houlihan
Sam Macken
Danielle Parlich
Erika Rozell
Danielle Wagner

Women’s Golf (5)
Heather Ciskowski
Sabrine Garrison
Emie Peronnin
Niamh Ward
Muyu Wu

Women’s Ice Hockey (17)
Sydney Baldwin
Anna Barlow
Dani Cameranesi
Kelsey Cline
Tianna Gunderson
Paige Haley
Emma May
Kelly Pannek
Sidney Peters
Cara Piazza
Sarah Potomak
Nicole Schammel
Kate Schipper
Sierra Smith
Lee Stecklein
Taylor Williamson
Megan Wolfe

Women’s Rowing (24)
Christina Anderson
Emily Appold
Haley Bagley
Margaret Bieber
Margaret Bostwick
Anna Cruse
Maura Dahl
Lauren Gonsalves
Anna Greene
Erika Guenther
Abigail Hauser
Katrina Hetico
Elisabeth Hiebel
Meredith Kelly
Rebecca Lovick
Kortney Luedloff
McKenzie Lukacs
Allison Martinez
Lauren Miller
Maighdlin Shaughnessy
Allison Sterneman
Emily Stock
Elyse Terlion
Olivia Zoner

Women’s Tennis (6)
Annemarie Emme
Caitlyn Merzbacher
Caroline Ryba
Mehvish Safdar
Camila Vargas Gomez
Maja Vujic

Women’s Track & Field (30)
Sofie Albrechtsen
Danielle Anderson
Emerald Egwim
Agnes Esser
Megan Flanagan
Cami Gilson
Kimberly Golding
Angie Guenther
Anne Haakenstad
Erin Hawkins
Erin Huls
Kat Keller
Lexi Kiefer
Macy Narr
Bailey Ness
Shay Nielsen
Patty O'Brien
Temi Ogunrinde
Naomi Ollila
Paige Peschel
Kiley Sabin
Rachel Schow
Lindsey Smits
Emma Spagnola
Madeline Strandemo
Heta Tuuri
Tess Wasowicz
Violet Weibel
Taylor Wiebke
Shanique Wright
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