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Twenty Badgers earn winter Academic All-Big Ten honors


ON WISCONSIN <b>Amie Osten was one of nine members of the women's swimming and diving team to earn Academic All-Big Ten honors.</b>
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Amie Osten was one of nine members of the women's swimming and diving team to earn Academic All-Big Ten honors.
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March 28, 2012

2012 Winter Academic All-Big Ten Honorees Get Acrobat Reader

MADISON, Wis. -- A total of 20 University of Wisconsin student-athletes across five sports have earned the distinction of Academic All-Big Ten for the 2011 winter season, the Big Ten Conference announced Wednesday.

In all, the Big Ten is recognizing a total of 615 winter sports athletes for academic all-conference honors. The list of honored student-athletes features 41 men’s and 62 women’s basketball players, 57 men’s and 50 women’s gymnasts, 105 men’s and 221 women’s swimmers and divers and 79 wrestlers.

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 (GPA) of 3.0 or higher.

WISCONSIN ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN HONOREES

MEN’S BASKETBALL
Jared Berggren, Jr., Consumer Science - Personal Finance, Princeton, Minn.
Dan Fahey, Jr., Political Science, Chicago, Ill.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
Morgan Paige, So., Undeclared, Marion, Iowa

MEN'S SWIMMING AND DIVING
Austin Cox, Jr., Business: Marketing and Management, St. Charles, Ill.
Tyler Hines,  So., Undeclared, Normal, Ill.
Alex Riegert, So., Undeclared, Delavan, Wis.
Michael Weiss, Jr., Consumer Affairs, Reno, Nev.
Chris Wiederecht, Jr., Chinese and Economics, Westport, Conn.

WOMEN'S SWIMMING AND DIVING
Danielle Beckwith, Sr., Elementary Education, Middleton, Wis.
Paulina Gralow, Jr., Psychology And Communication Arts, Sandpoint, Idaho
Jennah Haney, So., Consumer Affairs, Milton, Wis.
Karissa Kruszewski, Jr., Sociology, Murrieta, Calif.
Elle Meinholz, Jr., Communication Arts and English, Oconomowoc, Wis.
Trisha Nelson, So., Consumer Affairs, Fort Collins, Colo.
Amie Osten, Sr., Consumer Affairs, Verona, Wis.
Rebecka Palm, So., Undeclared, Linkoping, Sweden
Hannah Ross, Sr., Zoology, Pocatello, Idaho

WRESTLING
Thomas Glenn, So., Undecided, Inver Grove Heights, Minn.
Tom Kelliher, Sr., Political Science, Burnsville, Minn.
Scott Liegel,  Jr., Kinesiology, Spring Green, Wis.

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