NORMAN, Okla. -- Four University of Oklahoma wrestlers were named to the NWCA All-Academic team announced Tuesday
Justin Dyer, a junior from Olathe, Kan., was one of two wrestlers to carry a perfect 4.0 grade point average and one of 15 with a 3.8 or higher. Dyer is completing graduate school and currently holds an overall cumulative GPA of 4.0.
Hazewinkel, a junior from Pensacola, Fla., achieved a 3.45 GPA in Communications. Hazewinkel won the 125-pound Big 12 Championship and followed that up with a third-place finish at the NCAA Championships for the third consecutive year.
Hager, a senior from Perry, Okla., achieved a 3.03 GPA while studying Business Finance. Hager, a first time All-America at this years NCAA Championships is scheduled to graduate this May. Roberts, a senior from Oklahoma City, Okla., achieved a 3.63 GPA while in graduate school and qualified for the NCAA Championships for the first time this year. He is set to graduate this May.
As a team, Oklahoma finished eighth out of 30 schools with a team cumulative GPA of 3.077. The Sooners and the Michigan Wolverines were the only schools to finish in the top 10 at the NCAA Championships and the NWCA All-Academic team standings.