June 20, 2013

OU Rowing Championship Central

NORMAN, Okla
. -- Thirty-four University of Oklahoma student-athletes have been named to the inaugural Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team, the conference announced today.

The team, which totals 383 Big 12 student-athletes, honors conference competitors who were new, incoming freshman at their respective institutions during the 2012-13 season. Student-athletes must have participated in at least one competition this year and earned at least a 3.00 GPA.

Rower Marissa Beene was one of 22 league student-athletes to be recognized with a perfect 4.00 GPA.

Nominated by each institution's director of student-athlete support services, student-athletes on the 2012-13 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team must be new, first-time/incoming freshman 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.

Complete Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team