👟 Kansas Places 49 Individuals on Academic All-Big 12 Track & Field Teams
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas track & field landed 49 student-athletes on the 2021 Academic All-Big 12 Track & Field teams, highlighted by four Jayhawks that earned perfect 4.0 grade point averages, the Big 12 Conference announced on Tuesday.
In total, 435 student-athletes earned recognition on the Academic All-Big 12 Track & Field Team, with the Jayhawks pacing all men’s teams with 25 honorees.
Jayhawks Sam Hubert, Alice Boasso, Addie Coppinger and Lisa Lauschke were four of the 69 Big 12 student-athletes to earn perfect 4.0 GPAs.
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 20 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.
Kansas’ honorees are listed below.
Men’s First Team (20)
Men’s Second Team (5)
Women’s First Team (19)
Samantha Van Hoecke
Women’s Second Team (5)