Cross Country/Track & Field Academic All-America® Honorees Announced
June 21, 2018


ROSEMONT, Ill. – The 2017-18 CoSIDA Academic All-America Division I Men’s and Women’s Track & Field and Cross Country Teams were announced on Thursday, with a combined seven Big Ten students earning recognition. 

To be eligible for Academic All-America® consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.30 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director.

See below for the Big Ten honorees.

NCAA DIVISION I MEN

FIRST TEAM

Name

School

Yr.

GPA

Major

Cole Gorski

Ohio State University

Sr.

3.95

Computer Science

SECOND TEAM

Name

School

Yr.

GPA

Major

Derek Wiebke (3)

University of Minnesota

Sr.

3.81

German/Scandinavian/Dutch

(3) – CoSIDA Academic All-America® third team selection in 2016-17

 

NCAA DIVISION I WOMEN

FIRST TEAM

Name

School

Yr.

GPA

Major

Erin Finn (1) (#)

University of Michigan

Gr.

3.98/4.18

Epidemiology (UG) / Public Health (G)

(1) – CoSIDA Academic All-America® first team selection in 2016-17

(#) – CoSIDA Academic All-America® first team selection in 2015-16

 

SECOND TEAM

Name

School

Yr.

GPA

Major

Angela Mercurio

University of Nebraska

Sr.

3.99

Biochemistry / Women's and Gender Studies

Madeline Strandemo

University of Minnesota

Sr.

3.81

Marketing / Mandarin Chinese

THIRD TEAM

Name

School

Yr.

GPA

Major

Temi Ogunrinde

University of Minnesota

Sr.

3.64

Entrepreneurial Management

Kiley Sabin

University of Minnesota

Sr.

3.60

Physiology