May 29, 2009
EVANSTON, Ill. -
Northwestern student-athletes earned 68 Academic All-Big Ten honors in eight spring sports, the Big Ten Conference office announced today (May 29). Coupled with the 75 accolades won in the fall quarter and 41 more in the winter, an incredible 184 Wildcats were named Academic All-Big Ten during the 2008-09 academic year.
Northwestern-sponsored sports honored by the Big Ten and recognized during the spring season are: baseball, women's fencing, men's golf, women's golf, women's lacrosse, softball, men's tennis, women's tennis.
To earn Academic All-Big Ten recognition, an athlete must be in his/her second year at the institution, letter in his/her sport and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
Following are Northwestern's 2008-09 spring season Academic All-Big Ten award winners:
Kenneth Avila, Jr. Economics/Legal Studies Corpus Christi, Texas
Tommy Finn, Sr. Communication Studies Valparaiso, Ind.
Matt Gailey, So. Undeclared Inverness, Ill.
Jake Goebbert, Jr. Psychology Hampshire, Ill.
Jim Grieco, Sr. Economics Glenview, Ill.
Matt Havey, Sr. Economics/Legal Studies Wilmette, Ill.
Eric Jokisch, So. Undeclared Virginia, Ill.
Chad Noble, Jr. Economics Rockwall, Texas
Jake Wilson, Sr. Communication Studies Palatine, Ill.
Men's Golf (6)
Jonathan Bowers, Jr. History Columbus, Ohio
Andy DeKeuster, Sr. Journalism Franksville, Wis.
Matt Denison, Jr. Economics Northbrook, Ill.
Josh Dupont, So. Economics Poway, Calif.
David Lipsky, Jr. Political Science La Canada, Calif.
Ravi Patel, So. Undeclared Naperville, Ill.
Men's Tennis (6)
Marc Dwyer, Sr. Economics Peachtree City, Ga.
Philip Kafka, Sr. Philosophy Dallas, Texas
Andrew McCarthy, So. Communication Studies Cincinnati, Ohio
Peter Rispoli, So. Industrial Engineering Naples, Fla.
Alex Sanborn, Jr. Economics Houston, Texas
Alexander Thams, Gr. Public Policy & Administration Stockholm, Sweden
Kelly Dyer, Jr. Communication Studies Homer Glen, Ill.
Aly Euler, Jr. Communication Studies River Forest, Ill.
Emily Haug, Jr. Civil Engineering Jefferson City, Mo.
Ashley Lafever, Sr. Psychology Bettendorf, Iowa
Nicole Pauly, Jr. Human Development & Psychological Services Palatine, Ill.
Kelly Quinn, So. Materials Science & Engineering Northbrook, Ill.
Jessica Rigas, Sr. Industrial Engineering River Forest, Ill.
Robin Thompson, So. Human Development & Psychological Services Detroit, Mich.
Women's Fencing (15)
Alexandra Arkin, So. Journalism Elm Grove, Wis.
Meredith Baskies, Jr. Communication Studies Lynnfield, Mass.
Irisa Chen, So. Undeclared Warren, N.J.
Christa French, Jr. Communication Sciences & Disorders Southlake, Texas
Kayley French, Jr. Human Development & Psychological Services Southlake, Texas
Sarah Henning, Jr. History/International Studies New Berlin, Wis.
Allie Keller, Jr. English St. Concord, Mass.
Cristina Mazuski, So. Biology St. Louis, Mo.
Sam Nemecek, Sr. Religion Caledonia, Mich.
Courtney Park, So. Math Methods Winnetka, Ill.
Sara Peck, So. Journalism North Haven, Conn.
Megan Ross, Sr. Religion/Cognitive Science Pittsburgh, Pa.
Lisa Sachs, So. English Greenwich, Conn.
Nicole Tilley, So. Communications Technology/Spanish Chandler, Ariz.
Whitney White, Jr. Secondary Teaching Wyckoff, N.J.
Women's Golf (4)
Jennifer Hong, Sr. Political Science Windermere, Fla.
Rebecca Lederhausen, So. Undeclared Hinsdale, Ill.
Kelsey Lindenschmidt, So. Bio-Medical Engineering West Chester, Ohio
Innapha Tantanavivat, So. Business Bangkok, Thailand
Women's Lacrosse (15)
Hilary Bowen, Sr. Human Development & Psychological Services Rochester, N.Y.
Maggie Bremer, Jr. Radio, Television & Film Upper Arlington, Ohio
Mary Kate Casey, Sr. Human Development & Psychological Services Chicago, Ill.
Laura Clemente, Sr. Communication Studies Madison, N.J.
Meredith Frank, Sr. Political Science Westwood, Mass.
Caitlin Jackson, Sr. Communication Studies Norwell, Mass.
Morgan Lathrop, Sr. Communication Studies Briarcliff, N.Y.
Colleen Magarity, So. Communication Studies Oreland, Pa.
Brooke Matthews, So. Undeclared Baltimore, Md.
Kristin McCandlish, Sr. Economics Upper Arlington, Ohio
Hannah Nielsen, Sr. Human Development & Psychological Services Adelaide, Australia
Kim Pantages, Jr. Undeclared North Caldwell, N.J.
Kendall Santulli, So. Undeclared Hinsdale, Ill.
Danielle Spencer, Jr. Social Policy Rochester, N.Y.
Darby St. Clair-Barrie, So. Undeclared Scituate, Mass.
Women's Tennis (5)
Lauren Lui, Jr. Learning & Organizational Change Houston, Texas
Maria Mosolova, So. Economics Moscow, Russia
Samantha Murray, Jr. Economics Altrincham, England
Keri Robison, Sr. Communication Studies Decatur, Ill.
Georgia Rose, Sr. Human Development & Psychological Services Mettawa, Ill.