MU Places 117 On 2007-08 BIG EAST All-Academic Team
July 31, 2008
The BIG EAST Conference has announced the names of more than 2,400 student-athletes who have been selected to the 2007-08 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
Nominations for the All-Academic Team are submitted by each of the BIG EAST's 16 member institutions. To be eligible for the honor, a nominee must have competed in a BIG EAST-sponsored sport, earned a varsity letter, attained a minimum grade-point average of 3.00 for the preceding academic year, and completed a minimum of two consecutive semesters or three consecutive quarters of academic work, with a total of 18 semester or 27 quarter credits, not including remedial courses.
The nominations are reviewed and approved by the BIG EAST Academic Affairs Committee. There are 2,467 honorees for the 2007-08 season, an increase of four student-athletes from the 2,463 named for the 2006-07 academic year.
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