Christopher Mitchell, Assistant Athletic Director for Communications
ST. LOUIS – Washington University in St. Louis finished fourth in all NCAA Divisions with 13 Google Cloud Academic All-America selections during the 2018-19 academic year.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology led all of NCAA with 23, followed by Colorado School of Mines (16) and Stanford University (14). The top five is listed below:
MIT – 23
Colorado School of Mines – 16
Stanford – 14
WashU – 13
Alabama – 10
Carnegie Mellon – 10
Colorado State University – Pueblo – 10
Johns Hopkins – 10
Pittsburg State – 10
WashU led the University Athletic Association (UAA) and finished second in NCAA Division III with the 13 Academic All-America selections.
WashU’s honorees include:
Taylor Arends – Softball
Jake Coon – Football
Eka Jose – Women’s Track & Field
Paige Lawler – Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field
Ryan Loutos – Baseball
Julianne Malek – Volleyball
Nick Matteucci – Men’s Track & Field
Hank Michalski – Football
Katy Mockett – Women’s Soccer
Heidi Nassos – Women’s Track & Field
Bernardo Neves – Men’s Tennis
John Harry Wagner – Men’s Track & Field
Aly Wayne – Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field
In addition to last year’s 13 Google Could Academic All-Americans, WashU closed out the 2018-19 academic year with a 3.5 grade point average and a 99 percent graduation rate. WashU also had 328 student-athletes earn Academic All-UAA honors.
Started by CoSIDA in 1952, the Academic All-America program has honored 179 WashU student-athletes, ninth most all-time in NCAA. To be eligible for nomination to the Google Cloud Academic All-America Team, student-athletes must be at least a sophomore in academic standing with at least a 3.30 cumulative GPA, and must be a starter or an important reserve.