June 6, 2011
EVANSTON, Ill. -- Northwestern student-athletes earned 72 Academic All-Big Ten honors in six spring sports and two at-large sports, the Big Ten Conference office announced today (June 6). Coupled with 90 accolades won in the fall and 42 more in the winter, a school-record 204 Wildcats were named Academic All-Big Ten during the 2010-11 academic year, topping the mark of 186 set in 2009-10.
Northwestern-sponsored sports honored by the Big Ten and recognized during the spring season are: baseball, men's golf, women's golf, softball, men's tennis and women's tennis. In addition, the Wildcats' women's fencing (which competes in the Midwest Conference) and women's lacrosse (which competes in the American Lacrosse Conference) squads also were honored.
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 2010-11 spring season and at-large Academic All-Big Ten award winners:
Francis Brooke, Jr. Political Science and International Studies Washington, D.C.
Colby Everett, So. Economics Scottsdale, Ariz.
Luke Farrell, So. Undeclared Westlake, Ohio
Matt Gailey, Sr. Economics Inverness, Ill.
Jack Havey, So. Economics Wilmette, Ill.
Geoff Rowan, Jr. Political Science Naperville, Ill.
Hamilton Wise, Jr. Economics Dallas, Texas
Men's Golf (5)
Sam Chien, Jr. Communication Studies San Diego, Calif.
Josh Dupont, Sr. Economics Poway, Calif.
David Lipsky, Sr. Political Science La Canada, Calif.
Nick Losole, So. Undeclared Scottsdale, Ariz.
Ravi Patel, Sr. Economics Naperville, Ill.
Men's Tennis (6)
Sidarth Balaji, So. Economics Fairfax, Va.
Joshua Graves, Jr. Economics Milwaukee, Wis.
Andrew McCarthy, Sr. Communication Studies Cincinnati, Ohio
Tobias Reitz, Jr. Economics AND Mathematics (Double Major) Reinbeck, Germany
Eric Spector, Jr. Economics Northbrook, Ill.
Spencer Wolf, So. Communication Studies
Emily Allard, So. Communication Studies Antioch, Calif.
Kelly Quinn, Sr. Materials Science and Engineering Northbrook, Ill.
Kristin Scharkey, So. Journalism Yorba Linda, Calif.
Robin Thompson, Sr. Human Development and Psychological Services Detroit, Mich.
Jordan Wheeler, Sr. Communication Studies Garden Grove, Calif.
Olivia Zolke, Jr. Political Science Manhattan Beach, Calif.
Women's Fencing (23)
Alexandra Arkin, Sr. Journalism Elm Grove, Wis.
Kerry Bickford, Jr. Art History Basking Ridge, N.J.
Emily Bruhl, So. Undeclared Fairfield, Conn.
Kate Cavanaugh, So. Biological Sciences Milwaukee, Wis.
Curie Chang, Sr. Engineering Gainesville, Fla.
Irisa Chen, Sr. Political Science Warren, N.J.
Annelise Eeman, Jr. History St. Louis Park, Minn.
Chloe Grainger, So. Social Policy Decatur, Ga.
Rebecca Grohman, Jr. Sociology South Orange, N.J.
Alicia Gurrieri, So. Psychology Medford, N.J.
Chloe McGuffin, Jr. Engineering Lexington, Mass.
Kendrick Mooney, So. Human Development and Psychological Services Arcadia, Calif.
Charlotte Ohl, So. History Larchmont, N.Y.
Courtney Park, Sr. Economics Winnetka, Ill.
Devynn Patterson, Jr. Learning and Organizational Change Seattle, Wash.
Sara Peck, Sr. Journalism North Haven, Conn.
Alexandra Pollack, Jr. Economics Great Neck, N.Y.
Camille Provencal, Jr. Political Science St. Paul, Minn.
Lisa Sachs, Sr. History Greenwich, Conn.
Madeline Sachs, So. Communication Studies Greenwich, Conn.
Dayana Sarkisova, So. Political Science Grand Rapids, Mich.
Hannah Schwalbe, So. Environmental Sciences Mill Valley, Calif.
Ariel Stein, Jr. English New York, N.Y.
Women's Golf (6)
Kylie Fuller, Jr. Psychology Temecula, Calif.
Alex Lederhausen, Jr. Psychology Hinsdale, Ill.
Rebecca Lederhausen, Sr. Political Science Hinsdale, Ill.
Kelsey Lindenschmidt, Sr. Chemical Engineering West Chester, Ohio
Anne Ormson, So. Economics Granger, Ind.
Lauren Weaver, So. Biological Sciences Scottsdale, Ariz.
Women's Lacrosse (15)
Kirstyn Atkinson, Sr. Learning and Organizational Change Baltimore, Md.
Ali Cassera, So. Sociology Fairfield, N.J.
Beatrice Conley, So. Human Development and Psychological Services Rochester, N.Y.
Alexa deLyra, So. Learning and Organizational Change Brightwaters, N.Y.
Gabriella Flibotte, So. Communication Studies Cohasset, Mass.
Alex Frank, Jr. Radio/Television/Film Westwood, Mass.
Amanda Macaluso, So. Communication Studies Smithtown, N.Y.
Colleen Magarity, Sr. Human Development and Psychological Services Oreland, Pa.
Brooke Matthews, Sr. Communication Studies Baltimore, Md.
Jessica Russo, Jr. Learning and Organizational Change Port Jefferson, N.Y.
Shannon Smith, Jr. Economics West Babylon, N.Y.
Darby St. Clair-Barrie, Sr. Communication Studies and Sociology (Double Major) Scituate, Mass.
Maria Tedeschi, Jr. Radio/Television/Film Norwell, Mass.
Taylor Thornton, So. Communication Studies Dallas, Texas
Lacey Vigmostad, Jr. Learning and Organizational Change Northport, N.Y.
Women's Tennis (4)
Linda Abu Mushrefova, So. Economics Bradenton, Fla.
Stacey Lee, Jr. Communication Studies Old Westport, N.Y.
Maria Mosolova, Sr. Economics Moscow, Russia
Kate Turvy, So. Human Development and Psychological Services Dublin, Ohio
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