In total, the Big Ten honored 778 student-athletes who compete in winter sports across the conference. Of the representatives chosen from the Gophers, eight programs were recognized for their academic success. Men’s hockey paced the department with 14 representatives while men’s swimming & diving (13), women’s swimming & diving (12) and men’s gymnastics (10) touted double-digit honorees. Women’s gymnastics and wrestling placed seven honorees each while women’s basketball (four) and men’s basketball (two) rounded out the list.
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.
Women’s Basketball (4)
Women’s Gymnastics (7)
Women’s Swimming & Diving (12)
Men’s Basketball (2)
Men’s Gymnastics (10)
Men’s Hockey (14)
Men’s Swimming & Diving (13)
Mittelstadt Named to Big Ten All-Freshman Team
3/13/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
Minnesota will learn of its fate for the NCAA tournament when the NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Championship bracket is announced on Sunday, March 18.
Sammy Walker Named Mr. Hockey
3/11/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
A senior captain for Edina High School, Walker led the Hornets to a third-place finish in the MSHSL Class AA State Tournament and earned all-tournament team honors.
Mittelstadt Up for B1G Freshman of the Year
3/7/2018 - M. Ice Hockey
Mittelstadt ranks second among Gophers this year with 30 points (11 goals, 19 assists) in 34 games with the Maroon & Gold.