BW Tops Ohio Colleges for Academic All-America Accolades
Six BW student-athletes were selected this year as CAPITAL ONE Academic All-Americans. They are among 83 Yellow Jacket student-athletes over the years who have earned Academic All-America accolades–more than any other OAC institution and the second most of any small college in the state of Ohio.
Since the program began in 1970, 83 Yellow Jacket student-athletes have earned Academic All-America accolades. This figure is more than any other OAC (Ohio Athletic Conference) institution and the second most of any small college in Ohio.
“BW has a long-standing tradition and heritage of excellence in academics and athletics,” said BW fourth-year Athletic Director Kris A. Diaz. “The numbers and facts display the College’s commitment to its student-athletes."
2011-12 CAPITAL ONE Academic All-Americans include:
Pat Brennan (soccer) carries a 3.79 grade point average in BW’s 3:2 Master of Business Administration in Accounting Program.
Brendan Toughey (baseball) has a 3.94 grade point average in BW's 3:2 Master of Accounting Program.
Kenny Janosko (track and field) carries a 3.74 grade point average in BW’s 3:2 Master of Accounting Program.
Julie Pinter (swimming) has earned a 3.75 grade point average in communication disorders.
Alex Trzeciak '12 (tennis), who had a 3.75 grade average in mathematics and economics, will attend Washington (Mo) University for graduate school this fall.
Brooke Hamilton (golf) carries a 3.95 grade average in English and philosophy.