16 Monarchs Named to Big 12 Academic Team
16 Monarchs Named to Big 12 Academic Team
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16 Monarchs Named to All-Big 12 Academic Team

May 10, 2018
By ODU Athletics

IRVING, Texas – 14 rowing Monarchs were named to the Big 12 All-Academic First Team and two Monarchs were named to the Big 12 All-Academic Second Team. 175 student-athletes were honored total.

To view all the Monarchs on the first and second team, view the list below. 

First team members consist of those who have earned a 3.20 or better GPA while the second team selections have 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.

See the attached link for the full Big 12 release. 

Name Year Major Hometown
Talya Cohen % So. Teacher Prep Egg Harbor Township, N.J. 
Morgan Dee % Jr. Biology Virginia Beach, Va.
Madeline Doherty % So. Mechanical Engineering Chesterfield, Va.
Jameela Lamb % Sr. Communications Norfolk, Va.
Ave McFadden % So. Speech Pathology Northfield, N.J.
Monique McNealy % Jr. Speech Pathology Woodbridge, Va.
Rachel Miller % Jr. Psychology Chesapeake, Va.
Courtney Moore % So. Civil Engineering Tech. Richmond, Va.
Taylor Phy % Jr. Teacher Prep Mays Landing, N.J.
Brooke Ripley % Jr. Sport Management Baltimore, Md.
Amanda Ruck % So.  Criminal Justice Hampton, Va.
Victoria Thies % Jr. Nuclear Medicine Tech. Mays Landing, N.J.
Irena Tobola % Jr. Biology Virginia Beach, Va. 
Danielle Yoxthimer % Sr. Criminal Justice/Sociology Purcellville, Va.
Francesca Gonzalez ^ Jr. Criminal Justice Vienna, Va.
Jessica Lanz Ramirez ^ So. Marketing Woodbridge, Va. 

% First Team Selection 
^ Second Team Selection 

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