Big Ten Honors 13 Gophers for Academics
Senior Nathan Fortunato

March 31, 2014

Big Ten Release

MINNEAPOLIS – The Big Ten Conference announced its 2014 Academic All-Big Ten selections for winter sports last week, and thirteen members of the Gopher men’s gymnastics team made the grade.

Senior Nathan Fortunato received special recognition, as he is one of only nine winter-sport student athletes that maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA.

The full list of Gopher honorees is as follows, with their year and major listed:

Sean Bauer, Jr., Sociology of Law, Criminology and Deviance
Steffen Beck, Sr., Business and Marketing Education
Zack Chase, Sr., Sport Management
Daniel DiBenedetto, So., Undeclared
Nathan Fortunato, Sr., Recreation Resource Management
Steve Jaciuk, Jr., Inter-College Program
Adam Kern, Sr., Accounting
Ellis Mannon, Jr., Chemical Engineering
Jack Metcalf, RSo., Youth Studies
Justin Morinishi, Sr., Electrical Engineering
John Scallon, Sr., Economics
Spencer Smith, Jr., Sociology of Law, Criminology and Deviance
Sam Wright, Sr., Nursing

This year's honor marks the third Academic All-Big Ten award for Fortunato, Kern, Morinishi and Scallon. Beck, Chase, Jaciuk, Metcalf and Smith all received their second award. Wright also earned his second Academic All-Big Ten award of his career as he was also honored as a student-athlete at Iowa.

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