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56 IU athletes earn 3.7 GPA or better in 2012-13

Indiana put 56 athletes on the Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award list, the conference announced Wednesday.

To be considered for recognition by the Big Ten, a student-athlete must have a 3.7 grade point average or better and be in at least their second academic year at the institution.

The conference recognized 637 participants, including 101 who maintained a 4.0 GPA in the past academic term.

Below is the list of Hoosiers who earned the award. Those who held a 4.0 GPA are in bold.

  • Trace Knoblauch, Baseball
  • Linda Rubene, Women's Basketball
  • Kyle Overway, Men's Cross Country/Track & Field
  • Kelsey Duerksen, Women's Cross Country/Track & Field
  • Caitlin Engel, Women's Cross Country/Track & Field
  • Samantha Ginther, Women's Cross Country/Track & Field
  • Jordan Gray, Women's Cross Country
  • Samantha Gwin, Women's Cross Country/Track & Field Sr.
  • Brianna Johnson, Women's Cross Country/Track & Field
  • Erica Ridderman, Women's Cross Country/Track & Field
  • Hannah Boyer, Field Hockey
  • Corinne Karch, Field Hockey
  • Mark Murphy, Football
  • Adam Replogle, Football
  • John Beringer, Men's Golf
  • Kate Coons, Women's Golf
  • Rosie Davis, Women's Golf
  • Elizabeth Tong, Women's Golf
  • Lindsey Blum, Women's Rowing
  • Emily Bush, Women's Rowing
  • Kelsey Cundiff, Women's Rowing
  • Megan Duffy, Women's Rowing
  • Kim Gilmour, Women's Rowing
  • Kathryn Laine, Women's Rowing
  • Grace Mendel, Women's Rowing
  • Ann Thompson, Women's Rowing
  • Megan Van Pelt, Women's Rowing
  • Ciersten Burks, Women's Soccer
  • Rebecca Candler, Women's Soccer
  • Rebecca Dreher, Women's Soccer
  • Shannon Flower, Women's Soccer
  • Megan Holland, Women's Soccer
  • Monica Melink, Women's Soccer
  • Abby Smith, Women's Soccer
  • Bekah White, Women's Soccer
  • Rebecca Zambon, Women's Soccer
  • Kelsey Brannon, Softball
  • George Andrews, Men's Swimming & Diving
  • Ian Boggs, Men's Swimming & Diving
  • Ryan Hinshaw, Men's Swimming & Diving
  • Dimitrije Tasic, Men's Tennis
  • Kayla Fujimoto, Women's Tennis
  • Sophie Garre, Women's Tennis
  • Leslie Hureau, Women's Tennis
  • Alecia Kauss, Women's Tennis
  • Shannon Murdy, Women's Tennis
  • Derek Drouin, Men's Track & Field
  • Steven Turpin, Men's Track & Field
  • Sophie Gutermuth, Women's Track & Field.
  • Jordan Haverly, Women's Volleyball
  • Jade Henderson, Women's Volleyball
  • Shae Fournier, Women's Water Polo
  • Meghan Lappan, Women's Water Polo
  • Amanda Redfern, Women's Water Polo
  • Preston Keiffer, Wrestling