Wisconsin Athletics Annual Report

2012-13 Wisconsin Athletics Annual Report

Wisconsin Athletics Annual Report

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Academics S tudent-athletes at the University of Wisconsin are students first and athletes second, and that was reflected in the number of Badgers who received academic honors in 2012–13 1 Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-American 6 Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District Ellliot Krause 30 Big Ten Medal of Honor Big Ten/WCHA Distinguished Scholars 194 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees 17 Student-Athletes with a cumulative 4.0 grade point average 72 Student-athletes with a 4.0 grade point average for the fall or spring semester 112 Student-athletes who graduated in December or May 5 Teams had record high grade point averages in the fall, spring or both semesters 296 Student-athletes were named to the dean's list or dean's honor list, more than 35 percent of all student-athletes T he Big Ten Conference Medal of Honor is presented annually at each institution to a male and female student-athlete in the graduating class for excellence in academics and athletics. A two-time Capital One Academic AllAmerica selection, Elliot Krause spent five years racking up individual accolades while leading the men's track and cross country programs to a host of team championships. The Appleton, Wis., native led the Badgers to their fifth national title with an All-America performance at the 2011 NCAA Cross Country Championship. Krause was a three-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar, and earned Academic All-Big Ten laurels seven times between the two sports where he was a fourtime All-American. Kendal A 2013 first team A Kendall Schmidt was th Wisconsin's varsity eigh sophomore year. In tha to two bronze medals at the Big Ten champio the varsity eight to a fi collegiate teams in the event at the 2012 Head Boston. During her fres steered the novice eigh Nationally, Schmid women's under-23 eig the 2012 World Champ Lithuania. She was a th All-Big Ten Team select Big Ten Distinguished S two-time UW Athletic B SPORTS WITH THE HIGHEST GPAs IN 2012-13 Fall: Men's Soccer, Men's Crew Women's Cross Country Spring: Men's Soccer Women's Cross Country Since 2009-10, UW student-athletes have achieved at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA. At the end of spring 2013, the cumulative GPA for all student-athletes was 3.0. In 2012-13, five sports either set or tied their highest term or cumulative team grade-point averages ever. CAPITAL • Elliot Kra Wisco All-Amer Georgia nation, GOAL Ensure t

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