March 25, 2015

Complete Ohio State Winter Academic All-B1G Honorees

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Seventy-eight Ohio State winter student-athletes have been named to the Academic All-Big Ten team, the Big Ten Conference announced Wednesday. In all, 735 winter sports student-athletes were recognized across the conference from basketball, gymnastics, men’s ice hockey, swimming and diving and wrestling. 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.

For Ohio State, men’s swimming and diving led the way with 21 athletes being honored. Women’s swimming followed with 18 members, men’s ice hockey 14, wrestling 12, women’s gymnastics seven, men’s gymnastics four and women’s basketball two.

Wrestling’s redshirt-freshman Nathan Tomasello (Education-Sport Industry) won his first individual national championship this season as well as his first Academic All-B1G honor. Women’s basketball’s Amy Scullion is the only student-athlete on the list to earn Academic All-B1G accolades while enrolled in medical school.

The complete list of Ohio State honorees is at the link above.