COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Academic All-Big Ten team for winter sports includes 106 Ohio State student-athletes, the conference announced Wednesday. The Buckeyes also had 106 selections from their fall sports.
In all, 928 fall student-athletes were recognized across the conference from men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s gymnastics, men’s and women’s swimming, wrestling and men’s hockey. 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 March 1 for winter 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.
Buckeye men’s gymnastics sophomore Joseph Wilmot, men’s swimming senior Reed McGraw and women’s basketball graduate Makayla Waterman were all recognized for posting 4.0 grade-point averages.
The men’s swimming and diving team led Ohio State winter sports with 30 honorees, followed by the women’s swimming and diving team with 23. Men’s hockey and wrestling both had 13 selections and men’s and women’s gymnastics both had 10 honorees, followed by men’s basketball (4) and women’s basketball (3).