December 10, 2020

Fall Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Accolades

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Ohio State Fall 2020 Academic All-Big Ten

COLUMBUS, Ohio — This fall, 120 Ohio State student-athletes received Academic All-Big Ten honors, the Big Ten Conference announced Thursday. In all, 1,601 student-athletes from across the conference were recognized from fall sports, the most since the award was established in 1990.

The 120 honorees is a best for Ohio State, passing the 112 recognized last fall. The sports included are field hockey, football, men’s and women’s cross country, men’s and women’s soccer and women’s volleyball.

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 Nov. 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.

The complete list of Ohio State’s fall Academic All-Big Ten selections is available below or in the PDF at the top of the release. The Buckeye football team had 40 honorees, followed by the men’s and women’s soccer teams with 16 each, field hockey with 15, women’s volleyball with 12, men’s cross country with 11 and women’s cross country with 10.

Sophomore Harry Miller of the football team, a pre-mechanical engineering major, and women’s cross country runner Gia Napoleon, a sophomore journalism major, were recognizing for carrying 4.0 grade-point averages.

Ohio State Fall 2020 Academic All-Big Ten   
Men's Cross Country
NameAcad. YearMajorHometown
Steven BauersGr.Business FinancePickerington, Ohio
Giovanni CopploeSo.MarketingCanfield, Ohio
Jack GoodJr.MarketingNortheast, Ohio
Eric HalfordJr.FinanceHudson, Ohio
Peter HaydenSr.EconomicsBexley, Ohio
Nick MillerJr.FinanceWadsworth, Ohio
Nick RegasJr.MarketingMassillon, Ohio
Zach ShultzSo.City & Regional PlanningPerrysburg, Ohio
Ivan SlyepkanSo.Pre-Health ScienceBay Village, Ohio
Jake WickertJr.Mechanical EngineeringMedina, Ohio
Aaron WoodSr.Civil EngineeringLancaster, Ohio
Football
NameAcad. YearMajorHometown
J.P. AndradeSo.UndecidedLa Verne, Calif.
Kamryn BabbJr.CommunicationSt. Louis, Mo.
Ryan BatschJr.MarketingLoveland, Ohio
Chris BookerSr.PsychologySt. Louis, Mo.
Tuf BorlandGr.Sports CoachingBolingbrook, Ill.
Steele ChambersSo.UndecidedRoswell, Ga.
Drue ChrismanGr.Human Development & Family ScienceLawrenceburg, Ind.
Gavin CuppGr.Sport ManagementLeipsic, Ohio
Kevin DeverSr.FinanceCleveland, Ohio
Tommy EichenbergSo.UndecidedCleveland, Ohio
Luke FarrellSr.Human Development & Family SciencePerry, Ohio
Dallas GantJr.FinanceToledo, Ohio
Zaid HamdanJr.Criminology and Criminal JusticeMason, Ohio
Blake HaubeilSr.CommunicationBuffalo, N.Y.
Jake HausmannGr.Health Care InnovationCincinnati, Ohio
Justin HilliardGr.Consumer SciencesCincinnati, Ohio
Gunnar HoakGr.Sports CoachingDublin, Ohio
Ryan JacobySo.Hospitality ManagementMentor, Ohio
Jack JamiesonJr.FinanceLakewood, Ohio
Cade KacherskiJr.FinanceDublin, Ohio
Chris KuhnJr.Construction Systems ManagementSandusky, Ohio
Jagger LaRoeJr.MarketingColleyville, Texas
Roen McCulloughJr.FinanceColumbus, Ohio
Harry MillerSo.Pre-Mechanical EngineeringBuford, Ga.
Teradja MitchellJr.Fashion and Retail StudiesVirginia Beach, Va.
Michael O'ShaughnessySo.UndecidedNew Albany, Ohio
Noah PotterSo.ExploringMentor, Ohio
Bradley RobinsonSr.Human NutritionTroy, Mich.
Mitch RossiSr.FinanceFranklin, Tenn.
Jeremy RuckertJr.Human Development & Family ScienceLindenhurst, N.Y.
Ben SchmiesingJr.FinancePiqua, Ohio
Bryson ShawSo.Criminology and Criminal JusticeEldersburg, Md.
Ryan SmithSo.Sport IndustryValley City, Ohio
Zach StevensonSo.Pre-Medical Laboratory ScienceLewis Center, Ohio
Master Teague IIIJr.CommunicationMurfreesboro, Tenn.
Danny VanatskyJr.EnglishCincinnati, Ohio
Taron VincentJr.Sport IndustryBaltimore, Md.
Pete WernerSr.Real EstateIndianapolis, Ind.
Marcus WilliamsonGr.Public ManagementWesterville, Ohio
Max WrayJr.CommunicationFranklin, Tenn.
Men's Soccer
NameAcad. YearMajorHometown
Matteo BennatiSr.International StudiesGenova, Italy
Mitch BergmanSr.Industrial & Systems EngineeringCanal Winchester, Ohio
Samuel BuzzasSr.Logistics ManagementBend, Oregon
Channing ChastenSo.CommunicationQueen Creek, Ariz.
Brayden DurbinSo.Sport IndustryPickerington, Ohio
Devyn EtlingSr.Sport IndustryAshland, Ohio
Xavier GreenJr.Environment, Economy, Development & SustainabilityKapiti Coast, New Zealand
Luis HernandezSr.EconomicsColumbus, Ohio
Joshua Jackson-KetchupSr.CommunicationMargate, Fla.
Xavier KennedySr.CommunicationMontclair, N.J.
Luke KileyJr.Criminology and Criminal JusticeDublin, Ohio
Matt KileySr.CommunicationDublin, Ohio
Tommy MarusicSo.AccountingConcord, Ohio
Joe OrtizSr.Human Development & Family ScienceAlbuquerque, N.M.
Sean RyanSo.Business EconomicsChatham, N.J.
Owen SullivanSo.AccountingDublin, Ohio
Women's Cross Country
NameAcad. YearMajorHometown
Alex BuckSr.Exercise SciencePendleton, Ind.
Gabby DilickJr.NursingWestfield, Ind.
Allison GuagentiSo.Pre-Art EducationPowell, Ohio
Emma HoellrichSr.Operations ManagementRockbridge, Ohio
Alexa JankowskyJr.ArchitectureShaker Heights, Ohio
Hannah MoultonSr.MicrobiologyWorthington, Ohio
Gia NapoleonSo.JournalismWorthington, Ohio
Kathleen ShaySo.Food, Agricultural and Biological EngineeringMiddletown, N.J.
Kalee SoehnlenSr.Exercise ScienceCanton, Ohio
Ellie WeberJr.MarketingDublin, Ohio
Field Hockey
NameAcad. YearMajorHometown
Mackenzie AllessieSo.PsychologyMount Joy, Pa.
Leanne BoughSo.AccountingWhitney Point, N.Y.
Sarah CharleySo.Health Professions ExplorationWorthington, Ohio
Julia DickinsonJr.CommunicationCollegeville, Pa.
Kennedy FertittaJr.FinanceCharlotte, N.C.
Emma GoldeanJr.BiologyCharlotte, N.C.
Aaliyah HernandezJr.BiologyVirginia Beach, Va.
Jessica HourihaneJr.MarketingWinnetka, Ill.
Mara HunterSr.Public Management, Leadership & PolicyPowell, Ohio
Tess MaloneyJr.FinanceRumson, N.J.
Katie PyleJr.Human Development & Family ScienceLititz, Pa.
Sina SchwinnJr.PsychologyRheinbach, Germany
Sammy StoneGr.Sport ManagementHerndon, Va.
Julianna SweeneySr.Animal ScienceStroudsburg, Pa.
Nikki TrzaskaSr.MarketingYardley, Pa.
Women's Soccer
NameAcad. YearMajorHometown
Alyssa BaumbickSr.CommunicationAvon Lake, Ohio
Marissa BirzonSr.MarketingEast Amherst, N.Y.
Blair CowanJr.CommunicationHilliard, Ohio
Brittany DuncanSo.BiologyCincinnati, Ohio
Kayla FischerJr.BiologyKent, Ohio
Meghan KammerdeinerGr.Public Policy & ManagementSouth Riding, Va.
Bailey KolinskiSr.Logistics ManagementDerry, N.H.
Maciah LipseySo.Criminology and Criminal JusticeSouthfield, Mich.
Taylor LisevickSr.BiologyAvon, Conn.
Maddy LoweSr.Sport IndustryWebster, N.Y.
Olivia PetitSr.Sport IndustryCuyahoga Falls, Ohio
Ariella PittySo.Animal ScienceBrunswick, Ohio
Izzy RodriguezSr.FinanceCanton, Mich.
Maggie SamanichSr.Human ResourcesBrighton, Mich.
Emma SearsSo.Pre-Human NutritionDublin, Ohio
Emaly VatneJr.Exercise ScienceSterling Heights, Mich.
Women's Volleyball
NameAcad. YearMajorHometown
Vanja BukilićJr.Civil EngineeringBelgrade, Serbia
Jordan FrySr. BiologyCincinnati, Ohio
Gabby GonzalesSo.Sport IndustryMarietta, Ga.
Hannah GruensfelderSr.Biomedical EngineeringWeldon Springs, Mo.
Mia GrunzeJr.Sport IndustryWaterford, Wis.
Becca MauerSr.Health ScienceHouston, Texas
Camryn MoellerJr.AccountingTroy, Ohio
Jenaisya MooreSo.ExploringGermantown, Md.
Kylie MurrSo.Sport IndustryYorktown, Ind.
Mac PodrazaSo.CommunicationSunbury, Ohio
Adria PowellJr.BiologyHubbard, Ohio
Lauren WitteSr.Health ScienceMentor, Ohio