TCU Places 49 on Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team

June 16, 2017

Forty-nine TCU student-athletes have been named to the 2016-17 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team the conference announced this week.

Nominated by each institution’s director of student-athlete support services, student-athletes on the Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team must be new, first-time/incoming freshmen that have completed 24 semester hours of non-remedial coursework and achieved a cumulative GPA of at least 3.00. Additionally, the student-athlete must have participated in at least one of their team’s scheduled contests and must have been a member of their respective team for their sport’s entire NCAA Championship segment. The Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team was introduced in the 2012-13 academic year.

TCU’s 49 honorees span across 15 sports. Two Horned Frogs received special recognition as Laska Anderson (Equestrian) and Amanda Key (Swimming & Diving) each earned perfect 4.0 GPA.

2016-17 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team
*indicates 4.0 GPA

Jake Eissler
Haylen Green
Zach Humphreys
Charles King
Nick Lodolo

Women’s Basketball
Ella Hellessey
Kianna Ray

Beach Volleyball
Claire Doyle

Women’s Cross Country
Kelly Fairchild
Kirsten Johnston
Lindsay Tomaini

Laska Anderson *
Emma Edwards
Elena Hurd
Carly Lombard
Courtney May
Josie Mootz

Cole Bunce

Men’s Golf
Stefano Mazzoli
Jeong Weon Ko

Emily Haag
Rachel Kimbell
Casey Lutz
Catherine Miller

Sarah Birkner
Katie Lund
Sarah Riley
Sloane Scharold
Tara Smith
Haley Vice

Women’s Swimming & Diving
Hannah Burt
Gianna Caputo
Caddie Dull
Bailey Flynn
Elise Forzley
Amanda Key *
Claire Munster
Taylor Newton
Nicqueline Rettberg
Madie Sandberg
Megan White

Men’s Swimming & Diving
Brett Budde
Radu Duican
Owen Moncino
Dayne Odendaal

Women’s Tennis
Madison Tedford

Women’s Track & Field
Kendahl Shue

Men’s Track & Field
Ryan Camp

Sarah Langs

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