COLUMBUS, Ohio The Ohio State’s men’s swimming and diving team excelled in the classroom during the winter quarter and had 26 members named to the Big Ten Conference Winter Academic All-Conference team.

The 26 Buckeyes were the most on one team honored by the Big Ten. Overall, the team boasted a 3.36 grade-point average (GPA) for the winter quarter and it now has a cumulative 3.31 average for the school year. The list includes seven seniors, 10 juniors and nine sophomores.

A student-athlete must be in his second academic year and have a GPA of 3.0 or better to be eligible for an Academic All-Big Ten selection.

Those honored by the Big Ten are:

Chuck Allison  So.  Sport and Leisure Studies 
Scott Blake  Sr.  History and Political Science 
Jacob Busch  Sr.  Construction Systems Management 
Itai Chammah  So.  Pre-Business 
Alex Chen  Jr.  Aerospace Engineering 
Duncan De Wet  Jr.  Finance 
Joel Elber  Jr. Exercise Science
Justin Farra  So.  Political Science 
Jordan Hershberger  Sr.  Industrial Engineering 
Michael Hulme  So.  Exploring 
Ryan Jefferson  Jr.  Exercise Science 
Bobby Jenrow  So.  Exploring 
Elliott Keefer  So.  Exploring 
Tyler King  Sr.  Finance 
Daniel Malnik  Jr.  Finance
George Markovic  Jr.  Finance
Sean Moore  So.  Pre-Business 
Mark Neiman  Jr.  Operations Management 
Tom O’Neill  So.  Pre-Business 
Sam Pelkey  Jr.  Biology 
Niksa Roki  Jr.  Biology
Ben Savonen  So.  Pre-Engineering 
Matthias Sigrist  Sr.  Marketing 
Stefan Sigrist  Jr.  Political Science 
Ryan Stoneburg  Sr.  Operations Management 
Yannick van Heers  Sr.  Finance