PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The BIG EAST Conference has announced the names of more than 3,100 student-athletes who have been selected to the 2009-10 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, 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 3,170 honorees for the 2009-10 academic year, an increase of 508 student-athletes from the 2,662 named for the 2008-09 season.
The complete list of BIG EAST All-Academic selections is separated by school as follows