15 Terps Earn Big Ten Winter All-Academic Honors

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Big Ten Release

ROSEMONT, Ill. – 15 student-athletes from the University of Maryland men's basketball, women's basketball, gymnastics and wrestling programs were named Big Ten Winter All-Academic selections in a release made by the conference offices Wednesday afternoon.

To be eligible for Academic All-Big Ten selection, students must be letterwinners who are in at least their second academic year at their institution and carry a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 or higher.

The Terps are represented by men's basketball (3), women's basketball (3), gymnastics (6) and wrestling (3). 

The Big Ten recognized a total of 872 students who competed in winter sports from all 14 member institutions (track & field is acknowledged in the spring).  


Men's Basketball (3)  
Kevin Huerter  So. Letters & Sciences Clifton Park, N.Y.
Andrew Terrell Jr. Communication Indianapolis, Ind.
Travis Valmon So. Finance Rockville, Md. 


Women's Basketball (3)   
Kaila Charles So. Letters & Sciences Glenn Dale, Md.
Kristen Confroy Sr. Biological Sciences: Physiology and Neurobiology Solon, Ohio
Sarah Myers So. Kinesiology Cumming, Ga.


Women's Gymnastics (6) 
Amanda Bertorello Jr. Kinesiology St. John's, Fla.
Emma Johnson So. Letters & Sciences Wyckoff, N.J.
Deanna Magro So. Kinesiology Bethel, Conn.
Megan McClelland Jr. Nutrition and Food Sciences: Dietetics Rock Hill, S.C.
Kirsten Peterman So. Kinesiology Cambridge, Ontario
Alex Robinson Jr. Journalism: Broadcast News Centennial, Colo.


Wrestling (3)  
Youssif Hemida  Jr. Kinesiology Mamaroneck, N.Y.
Jahi Jones Jr. Accounting Fort Washington, Md.
Matt Pente Sr. Criminology and Criminal Justice Hanover, Md.