Two conference athletes were named to the first team, including Illinois' Angela Bizzarri and Minnesota's Heather Dorniden. Gopher teammate Megan Duwell was selected to the second team and is joined by Penn State's Bridget Franek. Two other conference standouts were selected to the third team, including Michigan's Kaitlyn Peale and Indiana's Wendi Robinson.
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Iowa led all men's honorees with five, thanks in part to its top-eight finish in the 4x400 meter relay on the final night of competition. The Penn State women were awarded nine All-America certificates, the most of any women's team in the Big Ten. Iowa's Steven Willey, along with Penn State's Aleesha Barber, Fawn Dorr and Shavon Greaves each earned two All-America honors at the championships.
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Penn State's Bridget Franek crossed the tape first in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in a time of 9:38.36, more than 10 seconds ahead of the field, to claim her first NCAA championship. Illinois' Andrew Riley became the first national champion for the Illini since 1997 after winning the 110-meter hurdles in a time of 13.45.
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One member of each varsity sports team on every campus was chosen by his or her institution as a Sportsmanship Award honoree. From each university's list, two Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners were then selected. All of the Sportsmanship Award honorees have distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior. In addition, these student-athletes must be in good academic standing and must have demonstrated good citizenship outside of the sports-competition setting.
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The complete list of Academic All-District members can be found below.
Bridget Franek, PSU
Tyler McCandless, PSU
Kaitlyn Peake, MICH
Anthony Agrusa, MSU
Elon Simms, OSU
Angela Bizzarri, ILL
Heather Dorniden, MINN
Megan Duwell, MINN
Aaron Studt, MINN
Mike Torchia, MINN
Jack Bolas, WIS
Sarah Pease, IND
Alicia Rue, MINN
Chavon Robinson, WIS
Megan Seidl, WIS