11 Named to Academic All-Big 12 Team
Roxy Greve earned Academic All-Big 12 First Team honors with a 4.0 grade point average in mechanical engineering.
May 8, 2012
LUBBOCK, Texas - The Big 12 announced the track and field Academic All-Big 12 team Tuesday afternoon, and Texas Tech was represented by a total of 11 athletes.
Nine athletes were named to the Academic All-Big 12 First Team, including seven Lady Raiders and two Red Raiders. Two athletes, Roxie Greve and Ifeatu Okafor, achieved 4.0 grade point averages. Greve is a majoring in mechanical engineering, while Okafor is a senior studying Exercise and Sports Science.
"I'm very proud our student-athletes and their academic performance," head coach Wes Kittley said. "It is a compliment to our academic services and our students to achieve that honor."
To qualify, student-athletes must maintain a 3.00 GPA during the two previous semesters and must have participated in 60 percent of their team's scheduled events.