MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – West Virginia University volleyball players Liz Gulick
and Karly Rasmussen
have been named to the 2012 Academic All-Big 12 Volleyball First and Second Teams, respectively, the league office announced today.
Gulick, a junior defensive specialist from Wheaton, Ill., was one of four student-athletes to earn a perfect 4.0 GPA and a spot on the first team. Rasmussen, a senior marketing major, received second-team honors.
A total of 42 student-athletes earned first team recognition, while four individuals made up the second team.
First team members consist of those who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA while the second team selections hold a 3.00 to 3.19 GPA.
To qualify, student-athletes must maintain a 3.00 GPA or higher either cumulative or the two previous semesters and must have participated in 60 percent of their team’s scheduled contests. Freshmen and transfers are not eligible in their first year of academic residence. Senior student-athletes who have participated for a minimum of two years and meet all the criteria except percent of participation are also eligible.