December 5, 2018

106 Buckeyes Earn Fall Academic All-Big Ten Honors


COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State had 106 fall student-athletes named to the Academic All-Big Ten team, the conference announced Wednesday. The Buckeyes matched their previous high of All-Big Ten selections set last year.

In all, 1,281 fall student-athletes were recognized across the conference from field hockey, football, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball programs. To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten selection, student-athletes must be on a varsity team, as verified by being on the official squad list as of November 1 for fall sports, who 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.

Senior Kelsey Nolan of the field hockey team was one of 40 fall student-athletes who have maintained a perfect 4.0 grade-point average.

Football led the way for Ohio State with 28 honorees. Women’s cross country, women’s soccer and men’s soccer had 17 selections each, followed by field hockey (13), men’s cross country (7) and women’s volleyball (7).