January 10, 2018

Buckeyes Reaching New Heights in the Classroom


Jan. 10, 2018

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COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State women’s soccer team not only achieved its goal of a Big Ten championship this past fall, but the Buckeyes did just as well in the classroom, earning a program-best team grade-point average of 3.544 over the fall semester.

Seven different Buckeyes maintained a 4.0 GPA while a total of 22 student-athletes tallied a GPA above a 3.3, the United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-America threshold. A total of 16 Buckeyes were named Academic All-Big Ten. Devon Kerr, Sammy Edwards, Nikki Walts and Morgan Wolcott garnered first team Scholar All-North/Central Region laurels while Walts and Wolcott were United Soccer Coaches first team Scholar All-Americans and Edwards was a United Soccer Coaches second team Scholar All-America selection.

The Buckeyes concluded the 2017 campaign with a 15-5-1 record and the first outright Big Ten championship in program history.