The Big Ten conference released its Fall 2016 Academic All-Conference Team, totaling 1,007 student-athletes across seven sports. 78 Penn State student-athletes earned the honor, which is given to students who are letterwinners in at least their second academic year, and carry a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher.
For Penn State, the breakdown by sport is as follows:
- Field Hockey - 16
- Football - 19
- Men’s Cross Country - 1
- Women’s Cross Country - 7
- Men’s Soccer - 13
- Women’s Soccer - 14
- Women’s Volleyball - 8
One Penn State student-athlete currently has a perfect 4.0 GPA - senior Cara Ulizio of the Women’s Cross Country team, who is majoring in Supply Chain Management.
Congratulations to Cara and all of our student-athlete honorees!