Dec. 7, 2011
The Big Ten Conference on Wednesday recognized a total of 788 fall sports student-athletes who have been named to the Academic All-Conference team. The list of honored student-athletes features 215 football players. Of those 215, 19 were from the University of Minnesota.
To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten selection, student-athletes 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.
The following is a look at the University of Minnesota's members of the 2011 Fall Academic All-Big Ten team:
Name, Academic Year, Major, Hometown
Cameron Botticelli, Jr., Business and Marketing Education, Milwaukee, Wis.
Keanon Cooper, Sr., Kinesiology, Dallas, Texas
Jimmy Gjere, So, Undeclared, New Brighton, Minn.
Austin Hahn, Jr., Child Psychology, Hartford, Wis.
Chase Haviland, Sr., Journalism, Thief River Falls, Minn.
Mike Henry, So., Business and Marketing Education, Mahtomedi, Minn.
Aaron Hill, Jr., Kinesiology, St. Charles, Mo.
Bryan Klitzke, Gr., Political Science, Chippewa Falls, Minn.
Adam Lueck, Sr., Economics/Finance, Eden Prairie, Minn.
Collin McGarry, Sr., Business and Marketing Education, Stillwater, Minn.
Ed Olson, So., Business and Marketing Education, Mahtomedi, Minn.
Ryan Orton, Sr., Applied Economics, Eden Prairie, Minn.
Mike Rallis, Jr., Marketing, Edina, Minn.
Shady Salamon, Sr., Business and Marketing Education, St. Paul, Minn.
David Schwerman, Sr., Accounting, Kettle Moraine, Wis.
Patrick Sveum, Jr., Civil Engineering, Rochester, Minn.
Jordan Wettstein, Jr., Accounting, De Pere, Wis.
Ryan Wynn, Sr., Italian Studies, Plymouth, Minn.
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