NORMAN, Okla. -- Three Oklahoma wrestlers were named to the 2006 Academic All-Big 12 wrestling Team, the Big 12 Conference announced Tuesday.
To qualify, student-athletes must maintain at least a 3.00 GPA either cumulative or the two previous semesters and must have participated in 60 percent of his team’s scheduled contests.
Juniors Justin Dyer and Sam Hazewinkel were named to the first team, which consist of those who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA.
Dyer, who hails from Olathe, Kan., is majoring in public administration. Hazewinkel, who hails from Pensacola, Fla., is majoring in communications.
Senior Jake Hager was named to the second team. Members of the second team consist of those who have a 3.00 to 3.19 GPA. Hager, who is from Perry, Okla., is majoring in finance.
Oklahoma will travel to Ames, Iowa, for the Big 12 Championships on Saturday, March 4.