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Boilermakers Earn 43 Spots on Winter Academic All-Big Ten

PURDUESPORTSDOTCOM Purdue Women's Basketball sophomore Hayden Hamby was one of nine Big Ten athletes with a 4.0 GPA.
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Purdue Women's Basketball sophomore Hayden Hamby was one of nine Big Ten athletes with a 4.0 GPA.
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March 26, 2014

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ROSEMONT, Ill. - The Big Ten Conference on Wednesday recognized a total of 676 winter sports student-athletes on Wednesday, naming them to the 2014 Winter Academic All-Big Ten team. The Boilermakers earned 43 spots on the list, including 31 members of the men's and women's swimming and diving teams.

 

To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten selection, student-athletes must be letterwinners who are in at least their second academic year at their institution and carry a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher. Purdue women's basketball sophomore Hayden Hamby was one of just nine athletes, conference-wide, to post a flawless 4.0 grade point average.

 

Boilermakers Michelle Cabassol and MacKenzie Tweardy headline the list of academic honorees, also securing All-America honors at the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships last weekend in Minneapolis. Cabassol took home fourth in the championship three-meter dive and second in the consolation one-meter dive, while Tweardy was eighth in the championship final of the platform diving competition.

 

On the men's side, Jamie Bissett and Matt Friede are both set to compete at the NCAA Championships this weekend in Austin, Texas, as Bissett is one of four Boilermaker divers to qualify, while Friede will compete with the freestyle-relay teams.

 

Purdue women's basketball senior Courtney Moses was also a unanimous First Team All-Big Ten selection and broke the Boilermakers' career three-point field goal record. She finished her career with 240 triples as she led Purdue to its fourth straight 20-win season and an NCAA Tournament Second Round appearance. She also was named to the 2014 WBCA/Allstate Good Works Team and was a semifinalist for the Wooden Citizenship Cup Award.

 

Men's Basketball (4)

Rapheal Davis

Ronnie Johnson

Jon McKeeman

Stephen Toyra

 

Men's Swimming & Diving (13)

Collin Baker

Evan Barta

Jamie Bissett

Matt Friede

Eduard Galdeano

Manuel Gutierrez

Nate Hopkins

Bo Ilgenfritz

Jacob McGough

Jan Karel Petric

Jim Riegger

Jes Stephens

Luke Trimmer

 

Women's Basketball (2)

Hayden Hamby

Courtney Moses

 

Women's Swimming & Diving (18)

Michelle Cabassol

Julia Comodeca

Allie Davis

Mary Beth Dunnichay

Samantha Feulner

Lew Gerbrandt

Tracy Glaser

Anji Li

Lizzy Lyon

Francesca Marr

Carly Marshall

Casey Matthews

Madison Monteiro

Nika Karlina Petric

Rhiannon Sheets

Alex Todd

MacKenzie Tweardy

Kylie Vogel

 

Wrestling (6)

Camden Eppert

Andy Hoselton

Patrick Kissel

Kyle Mosier

Luke Schroeder

Andy Wiseman

 

Bold - 4.0 GPA