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)
Meet the Newcomers: Tom Donker
12/12/2017 - M. Swimming
In this edition of Meet the Newcomers, GopherSports.com catches up with freshman backstroker Tom Donker. He hails from Zutphen, Netherlands and has made his mark early for the Gophers in ...
Gophers Dominate at Minnesota Invite
12/2/2017 - M. Swimming
Minnesota capped off the final night of the Minnesota Invite with dominate performances all around.
Padington Sets School Record at Minnesota Invite
12/1/2017 - M. Swimming
The Gophers combined to win 10 of the 12 final events.