BIG EAST Announces 2013-14 All-Academic Team

Kate Reigle graduated from Marquette University with a cumulative 4.0 grade point average and four-time recipient of the BIG EAST All-Academic Team award

July 31, 2014

MILWAUKEE - The BIG EAST Conference has announced the names of more than 2,000 student-athletes who have been selected to the 2013-14 BIG EAST All-Academic Team and Marquette was well represented having 195 of its nearly 300 student-athletes recognized.

Women's Lacrosse led all Marquette programs having 28 student-athletes named to the team, followed closely by women's soccer with 27 and men's lacrosse with 20. Women's track and men's soccer had 16 student-athletes recognized while women's soccer and volleyball tallied 15.

Women's cross country also achieved the highest team GPA of any program at Marquette during the year, which includes a 3.54 team GPA last semester. Men's golf was close behind and represented the highest team GPA of all men's sports at Marquette.

To go along with the 195 student-athletes to be honored, Marquette also had 15 student-athletes earn a perfect 4.0 GPA during the spring semester.

Nominations for the All-Academic Team are submitted by each of the BIG EAST's 10 member and five affiliate institutions. To be eligible for the honor, a nominee must have competed in a BIG EAST-sponsored sport, 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.

Marquette Honorees by Team
Women's Lacrosse - 28
Women's Soccer - 27
Men's Lacrosse - 20
Women's Track - 16
Men's Soccer - 16
Women's Cross Country - 15
Women's Volleyball - 15
Men's Track - 13
Men's Cross Country - 11
Men's Golf - 8
Men's Tennis - 7
Women's Tennis - 7
Women's Basketball - 5
Men's Basketball - 4 

MU Student-Athletes to Earn 4.0 GPA (2014 Spring Semester)
Henry Klongland - Men's Golf            
Brett Hornung - Men's Lacrosse
Kyle Gress - Men's Soccer  
Sebastian Jansson - Men's Soccer
Charles Lyon - Men's Soccer
Elisia Meyle - Women's Cross Country
Sarah Poirier - Women's Cross Country
Mackenzie Vicker - Women's Cross Country
Abigail Esch - Women's Lacrosse
Margaret Edlebeck - Women's Soccer
Kate Reigle - Women's Soccer
Ana Pimienta Ibarra - Woman's Tennis
Katherine Kemmerer - Women's Track & Field
Samantha Kennedy - Women's Track & Field
Nele Barber - Women's Volleyball




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