ODU Athletics

Rowing Places 14 On Big 12 Academic Team

May 10, 2017
By ODU Athletics

IRVING, Texas – Old Dominion rowing had 14 student-athletes represented on the 2017 Big 12 All-Academic teams released by the conference office on Wednesday afternoon.

A full list of rowers from Old Dominion who made the Big 12 All-Academic team can be found below. Seven of the 14 ODU student-athletes are repeat selections on the Big 12 academic team, including four, three-time honorees in Carlie Cohen, Kennedy Stafford, Kara Stephan and Raven Woody.

In total 176 student-athletes were named to the All-Academic first and second teams. The first team is comprised of 159 honorees, while the second team totaled 17.

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.

A list of all 176 student-athletes can be found in the link above.

Old Dominion is back on the water this weekend as they head to Oak Ridge, Tennessee for the 2017 Big 12 Rowing Championships. Competition begins on Saturday, May 13, at  2:00 p.m. and continues to Sunday, May 14, wrapping up around 12 noon.

For all things ODU Rowing like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter (@ODURowing) and Instagram (@odurowing)! Go Monarchs!

Old Dominion 2017 Big 12 All-Academic Selections 
* denotes repeat selection
^ denotes second team selection

Name

Yr.

Major

Hometown

Carlie Cohen *

Sr.

Speech Pathology

Egg Harbor Township, N.J.

Morgan Dee

Jr.

Biology

Virginia Beach, Va.

Elizabeth Hawker

Jr.

International Business

Virginia Beach, Va.

Shannon La Sala *

Sr.

Psychology

Egg Harbor Township, N.J.

Jameela Lamb *

Jr.

Communication

Norfolk, Va.

Monique McNealy

So.

Speech Pathology

Woodbridge, Va.

Samantha Palmer

So.

Mechanical Engineering

Chesapeake, Va.

Taylor Phy

So.

Special Education

Mays Landing, N.J.

Kennedy Stafford *

Sr.

Biology

Williamsburg, Va.

Kara Stephan *

Sr.

Biology

Woodbridge, Va.

Irena Tobola

So.

Biology

Virginia Beach, Va.

Danielle Yoxthimer *

Jr.

Criminal Justice

Purcellville, Va.

Victoria Thies ^

So.

Nuclear Medicine Technology

Mays Landing, N.J.

Raven Woody ^*

Sr.

Criminal Justice

Alexandria, Va.

MORE IN Women's Rowing

MONARCH MEDIA
Big 12

play
Women's Rowing vs. UNC: Recap
play
Women's Rowing: Miranda Brown Interview
play
Women's Rowing: Colleen Rennie Interview