Over 180 Xavier Student-Athletes Recognized On The 2014 BIG EAST All-Academic Team

July 31, 2014

Xavier's 2013-14 BIG EAST All-Academic HonoreesGet Acrobat Reader

CINCINNATI - The BIG EAST revealed its conference All-Academic Team for 2013-14, featuring 183 Xavier student-athletes. The list totals 2,091 honorees from the BIG EAST's 10 member schools, as well as five affiliate schools.

In order to be eligible, student-athletes must participate in a BIG EAST-sponsored sport, attain a minimum GPA of 3.00 for the preceding academic year, and have completed a minimum of two consecutive semesters with a total of 18 semester credits, not including remedial courses.

In the Musketeers' first year in the BIG EAST, each of Xavier's 18 athletic teams are represented on the list by multiple athletes. Women's soccer led all Xavier sports with 26 honorees, and all seven members of the 2013-14 women's golf team were also honored. On the men's side, baseball led with 23 student-athletes earning the distinction. Xavier placed the sixth most student athletes on the list of the 15 schools represented. Georgetown's 285 nominations led the conference.

Click here for the full BIG EAST All-Academic Team list.