Minnesota sophomore center Greg Eslinger has been named to the 2003 Associated Press All-America…
Gophers have 53 named to Big Ten All-Academic Team
Highlighting the Minnesota Big Ten All-Academic teams were First-Team All-Big Ten center Greg Eslinger, Honorable Mention All-Big Ten safety Justin Isom, Big Ten Volleyball Player of the Year Cassie Busse, Big Ten Volleyball Defensive Player of the Year Paula Gentil, Men's Cross Country All-Region performer Luke Mullranin and Women's Cross Country All-Region performer Zoe Nagell.
Earlier this month, Busse was also named a First-Team Academic All-American and Isom was a Second-Team Academic All-American.
With five fall sports and 53 Big Ten All-Academic honorees, Minnesota had the best ratio of Big Ten All-Academic student-athletes per sport in the Big Ten in the fall.
Minnesota women's volleyball tied with the most Big Ten All-Academic honorees in their sport with eight. The Golden Gophers tied for second in football with 14 players receiving Big Ten All-Academic honors. Men's cross country and women's cross country each were also tied for the second-most student-athletes in their sport with seven and 13 respectively. Women's soccer had the fourth-most among the conference teams with 11 honorees.
GopherDigest.com Recommended Stories
Week 8: Super Sleepers
Every week, Fantasy Football Expert Jeb Gorham digs in his list of rankings to find the best sleepers for deeper formats. Consider giving these players a chance, but be aware of the risk! Tampa Bay…Read More
Watch: Sailfish Goes Psycho!
Check out this classic video of Dan Larson battling an acrobatic sailfish on a trip to the world-famous Tropic Star Lodge in Panama.Read More
BOMBS AWAY: ISIS BEFORE AND AFTER AIRSTRIKE
Photographer Bulent Kilic captured these amazing images of ISIS members who were on the very wrong end of an allied bombing in Turkey.Read More
TBT: Pumpkin Carving With A Handgun
While many hunters are focused on pursuing big game in late October, it’s also time to make sure you’re ready for Halloween, and specifically trick-or-treaters. In this throwback Thursday video,…Read More
Sullivan weighs seriousness of concussions
John Sullivan has suffered five concussions in his seven-year career, but he doesn’t believe his future is “in doubt.” He weighs the severity of the concussions against the number of them.Read More