Seventeen Kines Students on Academic All-Big 10 List


The Big Ten Conference office released its fall 2015 Academic All-Big Ten teams December 9, with 17 Kinesiology student-athletes earning recognition for their work in the classroom. A total of seventy-six Michigan student-athletes earned this recognition.

Criteria for making the Academic All-Big Ten team includes being a letterwinner in at least their second academic year at their institution and maintaining a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher.

Kinesiology majors on the list are:

Field Hockey:

  • Sam Swenson, So., MVS, Harrogate, England


  • Maurice Hurst, Jr., SM, Westwood, MA.
  • Joe Kerridge, Sr., SM, Traverse City, MI *
  • Chris Wormley, Sr., SM, Toledo, OH

Men's Cross Country:

  • Ben Flanagan, Jr., MVS, Kitchener, Ontario
  • Connor Mora, Jr., SM, Cedar Springs, MI

Women's Cross Country:

  • Sydney Badger, So., MVS, Las Vegas, NV
  • Rachel Barrett, So., MVS, Milford, MI
  • Sophie Linn, Jr., SM, Adelaide, Australia

Women's Soccer:

  • Alyssa Dillon, So., kinesiology undetermined, Plymouth, MI
  • Megan Hinz, So., kinesiology undetermined, Eldersburg, MD
  • Danielle Hogarth, So., MVS, Jarrettsville, MD
  • Sarah Jackson, So., SM, Southborough, MA
  • Madisson Lewis, Jr., SM, Canton, MI
  • Sydney Raguse, Sr., SM, Newport Beach, CA **


  • Lindsey Lerg, Sr., SM, Farmington Hills, MI
  • Katherine Mahlke, So., MVS, Downers Grove, IL

* Four-time honoree
** Three-time honoree

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