The Academic All-Big Ten team for winter sports was released by the conference, and 94 Ohio State student-athletes garnered the accolade.
The 94 Buckeye winter-sport honorees join the 112 Ohio State fall student-athletes who earned the award in December. Spring and at-large sport honorees will be released later this spring.
Student-athletes must be on a varsity team, as verified by being on the official squad list as of March 1 for winter sports, and must also have been enrolled full-time at the institution for a minimum of 12 months and carry a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher to be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten selection.
Overall, 946 winter student-athletes received the award across the Big Ten from men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s gymnastics, men’s and women’s swimming, wrestling and men’s ice hockey.
Colby Miller, who is a sophomore on the Ohio State women’s gymnastics team, earned recognition for posting a flawless 4.0 grade-point average.
Leading Ohio State winter-sport teams was the women’s swimming and diving team, which boasted a remarkable 30 honorees. The men’s swimming and diving team finished second with 17, followed by wrestling (12), women’s gymnastics (11), men’s hockey (9), men’s gymnastics, men’s basketball (4) and women’s basketball (3).
Harrison Hookfin, Danny Hummer, Musa Jallow and Kyle Young represented the men’s basketball team, while Savitha Jayaraman, Dorka Juhasz and Aaliyah Patty earned the recognition for the women’s basketball squad.
The complete list of Ohio State’s winter Academic All-Big Ten selections is available by clicking the link to the PDF here.
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