June 22, 2018

Buckeyes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Accolades


COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio State women’s tennis team had an outstanding year in the classroom, with five Buckeyes earning Academic All-Big Ten accolades.

Senior Anna Sanford (neuroscience) was recognized for the third time, while junior Andrea Ballinger (psychology) picked up her second honor. Redshirt sophomore Danielle Wolf (communication) and redshirt freshmen Shiori Fukuda (communication) and Maria Tyrina (economics) all were named to the team for the first time.

In all, a conference record 489 Ohio State student-athletes received Academic All-Big Ten accolades in 2018-19. To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten selection, students must be on a varsity team, as verified by being on the official squad list as of May 1 for spring sports, who have been enrolled fulltime at the institution for a minimum of 12 months and carry a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher.