Lincoln-Twenty members of the Nebraska Men's and Women's Cross Country teams earned spots on the 2011 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll announced on Monday June 6. The Honor Roll recognizes student-athletes who recorded a 3.00 or better GPA.
The Huskers were led by five underclassmen that earned perfect 4.0 GPAs during the spring semester, including freshmen Alex Adams, Sarah Plambeck, redshirt freshman Martina Barinova and sophomores Brett Grieb and Katie White. Junior Ashley Miller was the sixth husker to earn a perfect 4.0 during the spring semester.
Fourteen other Huskers were honored for their academic achievements during the spring semester including seniors David Adams (seventh selection), Todd Gulizia (eighth selection), Ethan Luebbe (tenth selection), Anthony Oberle (eighth selection) and Jen Webers (eighth selection), juniors Jesse Adams (sixth selection), Dani Dapo (second selection), Brad Doering (sixth selection), Peter Falcon (sixth selection), Lara Crofford (fifth selection), and Blaire Dinsdale (sixth selection), sophomore Tommy Brinn (second selection) and freshmen Jarren Heng (second selection) and Sam Morabe (second selection).
Overall, Nebraska had a total of 330 student-athletes across 23 varsity sports recognized by the Big 12 for the spring semester, including 50 student-athletes with perfect 4.0 grade-point averages.
A complete list of the selections is below.
Nebraska Men's & Women's Cross Country
Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2011)
Alex Adams* (Fr., York, Neb.) - Mechanical Engineering
Jesse Adams (Jr., Ogallala, Neb.) - Finance
David Adams (Sr., York, Neb.) - Electrical Engineering
Tommy Brinn (So., Otsego, Mich.) - Advertising
Dani Dapo (Jr., Omaha, Neb.) - Nutrition, Exercise & Health Sciences
Brad Doering (Jr., Yuba City, Calif.) - Social Science Education
Peter Falcon (Jr., Bellevue, Neb.) - Psychology
Brett Grieb* (So., York, Neb.) - Biological Sciences
Todd Gulizia (Sr., Omaha, Neb.) - International Business/Spanish
Jarren Heng (Fr., Norfolk, Neb.) - Undeclared
Ethan Luebbe (Sr., Waco, Neb.) - Mechanical Engineering
Anthony Oberle (Sr., Sioux City, Iowa) - Biological Sciences
Martina Barinova* (RFr., Prerov, Czech Republic) - Spanish
Lara Crofford (Jr., Newville, Pa.) - Nutrition, Exercise & Health Sciences
Blaire Dinsdale (Jr., Traer, Iowa) - Business Administration
Ashley Miller* (Jr., Tipton, Iowa) - Dietetics
Samantha Morabe (Fr., Temecula, Calif.) - Psychology
Sarah Plambeck* (Fr., Lincoln, Neb.) - Nutrition, Exercise & Health Sciences
Jen Webers (Sr., Conifer, Colo.) - Nutrition Science
Katie White* (So., Broken Bow, Neb.) - Nutrition Science
*denotes 4.0 GPA