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50 Hawkeyes named to Fall Academic All-Big Ten list

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) - Fifty student-athletes from the University of Iowa have been named to the 2014 Big Ten Fall Academic All-Conference team.

Breaking down the list, 15 come from football, nine from women's soccer, seven from volleyball and women's cross country and six from men's cross country and field hockey.

Lisa Gordon, Jocelyn Todd and Samantha Zishka from cross country, Sarah Mazur from women's soccer and Jessy Silfer from field hockey have all maintained perfect GPAs.

Along with being letter winners and being in at least their second academic year, the student-athletes must also carry a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.

Below is the list of Iowa's Academic All-Big Ten honorees:

Football (15)

Name                                       Year      Major                                                                                                     Hometown

Nathan Bazata                         So.         Sport & Recreation Management                                                     Howells, Neb.

Ike Boettger                            So.         Pre-Business                                                                                         Cedar Falls, Iowa

Jake Duzey                              Jr.          Finance                                                                                                  Troy, Mich.

Cole Fisher                              Jr.          Civil Engineering                                                                                  Omaha, Neb.

George Kittle                          RS So.   Communication Studies                                                                      Norman, Okla.

Jordan Lomax                         Jr.          Economics                                                                                             Upper Marlboro, Md.

Riley McCarron                      So.         Accounting                                                                                            Dubuque, Iowa

Drew Ott                                  Jr.          Health and Human Physiology                                                           Trumbull, Neb.

Travis Perry                             Jr.          Communications Studies                                                                    Urbandale, Iowa

Macon Plewa                          Jr.          Sport & Recreation Management                                                     Franklin, Wis.

Jake Rudock                            RS Jr.     Interdepartmental Studies                                                                 Weston, Fla.

Louis Trinca-Pasat                  Sr.         Educational Policy & Leadership Studies                                         Chicago, Ill.

Matt VandeBerg                     So.         Sport Studies                                                                                        Brandon, S.D.

Ryan Ward                              So.         Health and Human Physiology                                                           Homer Glen, Ill.

Mark Weisman                       Sr.         Health and Human Physiology                                                           Buffalo Grove, Ill.

Women's Soccer (9)

Name                                       Year      Major                                                                                                     Hometown

Kiley Beck                                Sr.         Speech & Hearing Science                                                                 Rockford, Ill.

Caitlin Brown                          Sr.         Health and Human Physiology/Spanish                                            Ann Arbor, Mich.

Corey Burns                            So.         Human Physiology                                                                               Libertyville, Ill.

Tory Harman                           So.         Child Life Interest                                                                                Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Marissa Hurt                           Sr.         Speech and Hearing Science                                                             Ankeny, Iowa

Sarah Mazur                           Jr.          Electrical Engineering                                                                          LeGrange, Ill.

Katie Nasenbenny                  RS Sr.    Psychology/Communications Studies                                               LaGrange, Ill.

Melanie Pickert                      Sr.         Health and Human Physiology                                                           Canton, Mich.

Emily Scott                               Sr.         Journalism & Mass Communications                                                Tinley Park, Ill.

Women's Volleyball (7)

Name                                       Year      Major                                                                                                     Hometown

Julianne Blomberg                 Jr.          Human Physiology                                                                               Chanhassen, Minn.

Alessandra Dietz                    Sr.         Communication Studies                                                                      Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

Alyssa Klostermann               So.         Sport Studies                                                                                        Dubuque, Iowa

Erin Leppek                             Sr.         Biomedical Engineering                                                                      Rochester Hills, Mich.

Alex Lovell                              Sr.         Pharmacy                                                                                              Leonard, Mich.

Alli O'Deen                              RS Jr.     Health and Human Physiology                                                           Iowa City, Iowa

Emily Yanny                             Sr.         Human Physiology                                                                               New Berlin, Wis.

Women's Cross Country (7)

Name                                       Year      Major                                                                                                     Hometown

Katie Adams                            So.         Health & Human Physiology                                                               Marengo, Ill.

Kelly Breen                             So.         Nursing Interest                                                                                   Palatine, Ill.

Lisa Gordon                            Jr.          Speech & Hearing Science                                                                   Western Springs, Ill.

Carolyn Newhouse                Jr.          Psychology                                                                                            Marion, Iowa

Jocelyn Todd                           RS Jr.    Biomedical Engineering                                                                      St. Louis, Mo.

Tess Wilberding                     So.         Business                                                                                                 Troy, Mich.

Samantha Zishka                   So.        Health & Human Physiology                                                              Lancaster, Ohio

Men's Cross Country (6)

Name                                       Year      Major                                                                                                     Hometown

Kevin Docherty                      So.         Business                                                                                                 St. Paul, Minn.

Nate Ferree                            So.         Accounting & Finance                                                                         Appleton, Wis.

Anthony Gregorio                  So.         Mechanical Engineering                                                                     Palatine, Ill.

Kevin Lewis                             Sr.         Electrical Engineering                                                                         Ottumwa, Iowa

Taylor Soltys                            So.         Chemical Engineering                                                                         Naperville, Ill.

Ben Witt                                  Sr.         Biology                                                                                                   Burlington, Iowa

Field Hockey (6)

Name                                       Year      Major                                                                                                     Hometown

Chandler Ackers                    So.         Human Physiology                                                                               White Haven, Pa.

Brynn Gitt                                Sr.         Electrical Engineering                                                                         Lumberton, N.J.

Dani Hemeon                          Sr.         Human Physiology                                                                               Gilroy, Calif.

Sophie Plasteras                     So.         Pre-Business                                                                                         North Vancouver, British Columbia

Jessy Silfer                               So.        Human Physiology                                                                               Cazenovia, N.Y.

Sara Watro                              Sr.         Elementary Education                                                                         Audubon, Pa.                       

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