May 31, 2012
EVANSTON, Ill. -- Northwestern student-athletes earned 65 Academic All-Big Ten honors in six spring sports and two at-large sports, the Big Ten Conference office announced today (May 31). Coupled with 97 accolades won in the fall and 44 more in the winter, a school-record 206 Wildcats were named Academic All-Big Ten during the 2011-12 academic year, topping the mark of 201 set in 2010-11.
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 be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten selection, student-athletes 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.
Following are Northwestern's 2011-12 spring season and at-large Academic All-Big Ten award winners:
Francis Brooke, Sr. Political Science and International Studies (double major) Washington, D.C.
Henry Brooke, So. Political Science Washington, D.C.
Colby Everett, Jr. Communication Studies Scottsdale, Ariz.
Luke Farrell, Jr. Communication Studies Westlake, Ohio
Jack Quigley, So. Political Science Birmingham, Mich.
Geoff Rowan, Sr. Political Science Naperville, Ill.
Kyle Ruchim, So. Biological Sciences Buffalo Grove, Ill.
Dan Tyson, So. Economics San Diego, Calif.
Hamilton Wise, Sr. Economics Dallas, Texas
Men's Golf (3)
Sam Chien, Sr. Communication Studies San Diego, Calif.
Nick Losole, Jr. Economics Scottsdale, Ariz.
Jack Perry, So. History Santa Barbara, Calif.
Men's Tennis (6)
Sidarth Balaji, Jr. Economics Fairfax, Va.
Josh Graves, Sr. Economics Milwaukee, Wis.
Chris Jackman, Jr. Communication Studies Key Biscayne, Fla.
Tobias Reitz, Sr. Economics and Mathematics (double major) Reinbeck, Germany
Eric Spector, Sr. Economics Northbrook, Ill.
Spencer Wolf, Jr. Communication Studies Coral Springs, Fla.
Sammy Albanese, So. Political Science Belmont, Calif.
Emily Allard, Jr. Communication Studies Antioch, Calif.
Marisa Bast, So. Learning and Organizational Change Orange, Calif.
Meghan Lamberth, Jr. Learning and Organizational Change Wildwood, Mo.
Mari Majam, So. Religious Studies Pine Valley, Calif.
Amanda Mehrsheikh, So. Biological Sciences Chesterfield, Mo.
Kristin Scharkey, Jr. Journalism Yorba Linda, Calif.
Olivia Zolke, Sr. Political Science Manhattan Beach, Calif.
Women's Fencing (13)
Kerry Bickford, Sr. Art History and English (double major) Basking Ridge, N.J.
Emily Bruhl, Jr. Spanish Fairfield, Conn.
Kate Cavanaugh, Jr. Biological Sciences Milwaukee, Wis.
Annelise Eeman, Sr. History and Religious Studies (double major) St. Louis Park, Minn.
Chloe Grainger, Jr. Social Policy Decatur, Ga.
Rebecca Grohman, Sr. Sociology and Science in Human Culture (double major) South Orange, N.J.
Alicia Gurrieri, Jr. Psychology and Gender Studies (double major) Medford, N.J.
Chloe McGuffin, Sr. Mechanical Engineering Lexington, Mass.
Kendrick Mooney, Jr. Human Development and Psychological Services Arcadia, Calif.
Devynn Patterson, Sr. Learning and Organizational Change Seattle, Wash.
Camille Provencal, Sr. Political Science St. Paul, Minn.
Dayana Sarkisova, Jr. Political Science Grand Rapids, Mich.
Women's Golf (5)
Kylie Fuller, Sr. Psychology Temecula, Calif.
Alex Lederhausen, Sr. Psychology Hinsdale, Ill.
Mei Liu, Jr. Economics and Legal Studies (double major) Austin, Texas
Anne Ormson, Jr. Economics Granger, Ind.
Lauren Weaver, Jr. Biological Sciences Scottsdale, Ariz.
Women's Lacrosse (17)
Ali Cassera, Jr. Sociology Fairfield, N.J.
Ellie Clayman, So. Sociology Beverly, Mass.
Beatrice Conley, Jr. Human Development and Psychological Services Rochester, N.Y.
Alexa deLyra, Jr. Learning and Organizational Change Brightwaters, N.Y.
Erin Fitzgerald, Jr. Communication Studies Mt. Sinai, N.Y.
Gabriella Flibotte, Jr. Communication Studies Cohasset, Mass.
Alex Frank, Sr. Radio/Television/Film Westwood, Mass.
Kerri Harrington, So. Social Policy Westwood, Mass.
Amanda Macaluso, Jr. Communication Studies Smithtown, N.Y.
Kate Macdonald, So. Communication Studies Norwell, Mass.
Kelly Rich, So. Social Policy Westwood, Mass.
Jessica Russo, Sr. Learning and Organizational Change Post Jefferson, N.Y.
Shannon Smith, Sr. Economics West Babylon, N.Y.
Maria Tedeschi, Sr. Radio/Television/Film Norwell, Mass.
Taylor Thornton, Jr. Communication Studies Dallas, Texas
Christy Turner, So. Journalism Orlando, Fla.
Lacey Vigmostad, Sr. Learning and Organizational Change Northport, N.Y.
Women's Tennis (4)
Linda Abu Mushrefova, Jr. Economics Bradenton, Fla.
Stacey Lee, Sr. Communication Studies Old Westbury, N.Y.
Belinda Niu, So. Undeclared Portland, Ore.
Kate Turvy, Jr. Human Development and Psychological Services Dublin, Ohio
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