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23 Named Academic All-Big 12
April 30, 2014
NORMAN, Okla. -- The Big 12 Conference named 23 Oklahoma rowers to the 2014 Academic All-Big 12 Team, the conference office announced Wednesday.

Nineteen Sooners were named to the First Team while four other rowers made the Second Team. Among the first-team honorees were sophomore Marissa Beene, senior Laura Combs and junior Kim Moldenhauer who each boast a 4.0 GPA. A full list of OU's selections can be found below.

A total of 114 rowers were honored across the five Big 12 rowing programs. All five will converge on Oklahoma City this Saturday, May 3, for the Big 12 Championship starting at 10 a.m. CT.

First team members consist of those who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA while the second team selections hold 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 60 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.

 Oklahoma Academic All-Big 12
 Name
Year
 Major
 Hometown
 Marissa Beene
 So.
 Computer Science
 Tempe, Ariz.
 Rachel Cantrell
 Jr.
 Arts and Sciences
 Bixby, Okla.
 Ashley Carpenter
 Jr.
 Aerospace Engineering
 Oklahoma City, Okla.
 Kristin Clift
 Sr.
 Health and Exercise Science
 Anadarko, Okla.
 Reagan Collins
 So.
 Academic Affairs
 Tulsa, Okla.
 Laura Combs
 Sr.
 Environmental Sustainability
 Wichita, Kan.
 Taylor Gillespie
 So.
 Environmental Sustainability
 Buffalo, N.Y.
 Jessica Hogan
 So.
 Public Relations
 Egg Harbor Township, N.J.
 Marilyn Kozlowski
 Sr.
 Health and Exercise Science
 Norman, Okla.
 Allison Kwiecinski
 So.
 Biochemistry
 Phoenix, Ariz.
 Kim Moldenhauer
 Jr.
 Entrepreneurship & Finance
 Bremen, Germany
 Heather Morris
 Sr.
 Health and Exercise Science
 Davenport, Iowa
 Jennifer O'Grady
 Jr.
 Asian Studies
 Ada, Okla.
 Kellie O'Reilly
 Jr.
 Health and Exercise Science
 Chesapeake, Va.
 Cassie Preskitt
 Jr.
 Multidisciplinary Studies
 Broomfield, Colo.
 Emmie Preskitt
 Jr.
 Psychology
 Broomfield, Colo.
 Megan Quinn
 Sr.
 Interior Design
 Frisco, Texas
 Abbie Seremek
 Jr.
 Human Relations
 Oakpark, Ill.
 Megan Szukala
 So.
 Biochemistry
 Carrollton, Texas
 Second Team
 Daisy Beals
 So.
 Pre-Pharmacy
 Kingwood, Texas
 Jenny Franklin
 So.
 Environmental Engineering
 Southlake, Texas
 Callie Kinsey
 Sr.
 Multidisciplinary Studies
 Richmond, Ind.
 Stefanie Tapke
 Jr.
 Public Relations
 Lenexa, Kan.
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