MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The Big 12 Conference has announced that 27 members of the West Virginia swimming and diving teams have been named to the 2014 All-Academic Big 12 teams.
First-team honorees from the women’s squad include Eva Burlingham
, Morgan Emter
, Hayley Kidd
, Katie Murto
, Julie Ogden
, Courtney Parenti
, Jennifer Rey
, Meredith Rogers
, Lindsay Schmidt
, Sloan Storie, Tori Taffner
, Haily VandePoel
and Jenelle Zee
Storie, VandePoel and Zee were three of four nominees in the conference who earned 4.0 grade-point-averages.
Second-team honorees from the women’s squad include Austen Carrington and Jaimee Gillmore
To qualify for All-Academic Big 12 First Team, student-athletes needed to maintain above a 3.20 GPA and participate in at least 60 percent of competition. Second team student-athletes maintained between a 3.0 and 3.20 GPA.
The men’s and women’s teams will compete in the Big 12 Championships this week from Feb. 26-March 1 in Austin, Texas.