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Rutgers Rowing Places 23 Members on BIG EAST Conference All-Academic Team
  • Posted on July 27, 2012 11:45:37 AM
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  • PISCATAWAY, N.J. (July 27, 2012) – Rutgers rowing boasted 23 student-athletes on the BIG EAST All-Academic Team, the conference announced Friday. Rowing led the way for RU, as the Scarlet Knights had 243 members honored by the league. 

    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, earned a varsity letter, 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 3,370  honorees for the 2012 academic year, an increase of 134 student-athletes from the 3,236 named for the 2010-11 season. Rutgers upped its numbers by 26 student-athletes.


    Below is the complete list of rowers on the BIG EAST All-Academic Team:

    Francesca Carrone Women's Rowing Criminal Justice Sophomore
    Julia Dawidowicz Women's Rowing Accounting Sophomore
    Amanda Dothe Women's Rowing English Sophomore
    Laura Ford Women's Rowing Criminal Justice Junior
    Stephanie Ford Women's Rowing Undeclared Sophomore
    Katherine Geithman Women's Rowing Political Science Senior
    Ellie Kleiman Women's Rowing Linguistics Senior
    Morgan Knigge Women's Rowing Environmental Policy, Inst and Behavior 1st Year
    Kathleen Lai Women's Rowing Political Science Senior
    Veronica Leach Women's Rowing Engineering four year 1st Year
    Raelyn Loiselle Women's Rowing Psychology Sophomore
    Katelyn Meyler Women's Rowing Food Science 1st Year
    Chioma Moneme Women's Rowing Undeclared 1st Year
    Claudia Muniz Women's Rowing Human Resource Management 1st Year
    Jacqueline Nam Women's Rowing Undeclared Sophomore
    Emily Nowlin Women's Rowing Nutritional Sciences Junior
    Katie Quinn Women's Rowing Criminal Justice Senior
    Jennelle Scheffler Women's Rowing Sociology Junior
    Brittany Somers Women's Rowing Psychology Senior
    Carlett Spike Women's Rowing Undeclared 1st Year
    Kara Trivolis Women's Rowing Criminal Justice Junior
    Joanna Witynska Women's Rowing Criminal Justice Sophomore
    Alexandra Zebrowski Women's Rowing Undeclared 1st Year

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