14 Monarchs Named to 2016-17 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
By ODU Athletics
NEW YORK -- A total of 14 members of the Old Dominion field hockey team were named to the 2016-17 BIG EAST All-Academic Team, the league announced on Wednesday.
Nominations for the All-Academic Team are submitted by each of the BIG EAST’s 10 member and nine affiliate institutions. To be eligible for the honor, a nominee must have competed in a BIG EAST-sponsored sport, attained a minimum grade-point average of 3.00 for the preceding academic year, and completed a minimum of two consecutive semesters or three consecutive quarters of academic work, with a total of 18 semester or 27 quarter credits, not including remedial courses.
The nominations are reviewed and approved by the BIG EAST Academic Affairs Committee. There are 2,501 honorees for the 2016-17 academic year, the most in the four years since conference realignment. The BIG EAST honored 2,091 in 2013-14; 2,197 in 2014-15 and 2,330 in 2015-16.
Click here for the complete list of BIG EAST All-Academic selections, separated by school.
The Monarchs open the 2017 season on Aug. 25 against Penn State at the L.R. Hill Sports Complex. View the complete slate for the upcoming season here.
2016-17 BIG EAST All-Academic Team (Old Dominion)