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Purdue puts 39 athletes on Distinguished Scholar Award List

Thirty-nine Purdue athletes earned Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Awards, the conference announced Wednesday.

A student-athlete must have a grade point average of 3.7 or higher to be recognized by the Big Ten and must be in at least their second academic year at the school. The Big Ten recognized 637 athletes across all 12 Big Ten schools.

Here are the Boilermakers that made the list, via the athletics department. Those with a 4.0 GPA are in bold.

  • Kyle Bischoff, Baseball
  • Rob Henry, Football
  • Robert Kuglar, Football
  • Sam McCartney,Football
  • Shane Mikesky, Football
  • Ben-Marvin Egel, Men's Golf
  • Kishi Sinha, Women's Golf
  • Shae Desmond, Soccer
  • Mollie Kuramoto, Soccer
  • Soraya Toppin-Hebert, Soccer
  • Maia Monchek, Softball
  • Andie Varsho, Softball
  • Jamie Bisseett, Men's Swimming & Diving
  • Alec LaMothe, Men's Swimming & Diving
  • Jacob McGough, Men's Swimming & Diving
  • Jacob Robinson, Men's Swimming & Diving
  • Julie Comodeca, Women's Swimming & Diving
  • Lauren Gustafson, Women's Swimming & Diving
  • Anji Li, Women's Swimming & Diving
  • Carly Marshall, Women's Swimming & Diving
  • Casey Matthews, Women's Swimming & Diving
  • Emily McIlrath, Women's Swimming & Diving
  • Ellie Roeing, Women's Swimming & Diving
  • Rhiannon Sheets, Women's Swimming & Diving
  • Courtney Tumbush, Women's Swimming & Diving
  • Gisella Pere, Women's Tennis
  • Lynda Xepoleas, Women's Tennis
  • Kyle Campbell, Men's Track & Field
  • Kevin Griffith, Men's Track & Field
  • Brett Klosterhoff, Men's Track & Field
  • Autumn Beachy, Women's Track & Field
  • Jennifer Caddick, Women's Track & Field
  • Linsey Daluga, Women's Track & Field
  • Samantha Walkow, Women's Track & Field
  • Rachel Davis, Volleyball
  • Hilliary Fox, Volleyball
  • Courtney Gosewisch, Volleyball
  • Katie Griffin, Volleyball
  • Andy Wiseman, Wrestling