'Cats Lead B1G with School-Record 127 Fall Academic Honorees

'Cats Lead B1G with School-Record 127 Fall Academic Honorees

Northwestern football playerRamaud Chiaokhiao-Bowmann was one of 57 Northwestern football players to earn all-Big Ten honors.Northwestern University led all Big Ten Conference institutions with a school-record 127 student-athletes -- including 21 from the School of Education and Social Policy --  earning Academic All-Big Ten honors.

"To shatter the school-record for Academic All-Big Ten honorees again, at a Top-10 university, is a testament to the culture these exceptional young men and women have built,” said Combe Family Vice President for Athletics & Recreation Jim Phillips.

The Wildcats' 127 student-athletes, representing six varsity sports, topped the previous high of 118, which was set in the fall of 2018. The Northwestern football (57), men's soccer (15) and volleyball (13) programs each led their respective sports in total number of honorees. It was only the second time in program history that the Wildcats' football program surpassed the 50-honoree mark.

To earn Academic All-Big Ten distinction, an athlete must be in at least their second year at the institution and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0-or-better.

SESP offers five undergraduate concentrations: 

SESP’s Academic All-Big Ten selections include:

FOOTBALL 

  • Ramaud Chiaokhiao-Bowman, Sr., Learning and Organizational Change
  • Paddy Fisher, Sr., Learning and Organizational Change
  • Trevor Kent, Jr. Learning and Organizational Change          
  • Will Lansbury, Jr., Learning and Organizational Change
  • Riley Lees,  Sr. , Learning and Organizational Change
  • Kyric McGowan,  Jr., Learning and Organizational Change.
  • Alex Miller, Sr. , Learning and Organizational Change       
  • John Moten IV, Sr., Learning and Organizational Change       
  • Trey Pugh, Jr. Learning and Organizational Change       
  • Jaylen Rivers, So., Learning and Organizational Change
  • Travis Whillock, Sr., Learning and Organizational Change
  • Jason Whittaker, So., Learning and Organizational Change

WOMEN'S CROSS COUNTRY

  • Kelly O'Brien, Sr., Social Policy
  • Sielle Kearney, So. Human Development and Psychological Services
  • Olivia Verbeke , So. Human Development and Psychological Services        

MEN'S SOCCER

  • Spencer Howard, Jr., Learning & Organizational Change    
  • Bardia Kimiavi, So., Learning & Organizational Change
  • Drew Viscomi, Jr., Human Development and Psychological Services

VOLLEYBALL

  • Ella Grbac, So., Human Development & Psychological Services        
  • Allie Lindroth, Sr., Human Development & Psychological Services / Sociology
  • Lexi Pitsas, Jr., Human Development & Psychological Services        
By Northwestern News
Last Modified: 12/16/19