67 Hoosiers Honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

67 Hoosiers Honored as Big Ten Distinguished Scholars



The Big Ten Conference announced on Wednesday that 914 students – including 67 from Indiana athletics teams – have earned the Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Award. The list includes students from all 14 institutions and 38 different sports, who have recorded a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.7 or higher for the previous academic year.


Big Ten Faculty Representatives established the Distinguished Scholar Award in 2008 to supplement the Academic All-Big Ten program. Similar to the Academic All-Big Ten honor, Distinguished Scholar Award recipients must be letter winners in at least their second academic year at their institution. However, the Distinguished Scholar Award encompasses only students with a minimum GPA of 3.7 or higher for the previous academic year, excluding summer school. The Academic All-Big Ten threshold is a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher for a student’s academic career.

A complete list of all the Indiana honorees by sport is below.


Will Coursen-Carr


Women’s Basketball

Amanda Cahill

Lyndsay Leikem


Men’s Cross Country/Track and Field

Bobby Browning

Jeremy Coughler

Matt Schwartzer


Field Hockey

Morgan Dye

Malia Fujisawa

Katie Johnson

Nicole Volgraf



Anthony Corsaro

Alex Todd

Erich Toth


Men’s Golf

Jake Brown

Max Kollin


Women’s Rowing

Emily Barber

Lindsey Barber

Alexandra Eaton

Ellie Klemsz

Siri Kristiansen

Alessia Uhle


Men’s Soccer

Jack Griffith

Josh Lipe-Melton


Women’s Soccer

Marissa Borschke

Jessie Bujouves

Kylie Kirk

Ari Kowalski

Rachel Romero

Kayla Smith

Kayleigh Steigerwalt

Nickie Zuckerman



Kennedy Cribbs

Maria Latimer

Aimillia McDonough

CaraMia Tsirigos

Taylor Uden


Men’s Swimming and Diving

Levi Brock

James Connor

Curtis Goss

Max Irwin

Sam Lorentz

Anze Tavcar


Women’s Swimming and Diving

Samantha Lisy

Stephanie Marchuk

Grace Vertigans


Men’s Tennis

Matthew McCoy

Elliott Yee


Women’s Tennis

Paula Guitierrez

Kim Schmider


Women’s Track and Field/Cross Country

Amanda Behnke

Mackenzie Bollinger

Brenna Calder

Sydney Clute

Corinne Cominator

Sophie Gutermuth

Nakel McClinton

Chanli Mundy

Danielle Quinn

Alexandra Warzyniak

Olivia Hippensteel



Courtney Harnish

Mallory Waggoner


Women’s Water Polo

Karrie Kozokar

Emily Lowe

Sarah Myers

Sarah Young



Matthew Irick