The Moore American


November 27, 2013

Ikard heads Sooners on all-academic team

MOORE — Nineteen Oklahoma Football student-athletes, led by senior center Gabe Ikard and senior defensive back Seth Carter, were named to the 2013 Academic All-Big 12 team the conference announced Thursday. Oklahoma had 11 first-team selections and eight second-team selections.

Ikard and Carter were two of five Big 12 athletes who carry 4.0 grade point averages. Ikard, who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in multidisciplinary studies in May, is currently pursuing a second undergraduate degree at OU. The senior is a four-time Academic All-Big 12 First Team selection. Carter, also a senior, is majoring in energy management and is a first-time honoree.

Other first-team members include Blake Bell (communication), Grant Bothun (petroleum engineering), Kass Everett (multidisciplinary studies), Caleb Gastelum (sociology), Brannon Green (communication), Nick Hodgson (zoology), Trey Millard (psychology), Julian Wilson (communication) and Austin Woods (management).

Second-team members include Aaron Colvin (communication), Aaron Franklin (communication), Michael Hunnicutt (management), Cortez Johnson (multidisciplinary studies), P.L. Lindley (human relations), Durron Neal (communication), Londell Taylor (communication) and Eric Striker (political science).

First team members consist of those who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA while the second team selections hold a 3.00 to 3.19 GPA.

To qualify student-athletes must maintain a 3.00 GPA or higher either cumulative or the two previous semesters and must have participated in 60 percent of their team’s scheduled contests. Freshmen and transfers are not eligible in their first year of academic residence. Senior student-athletes who have participated for a minimum of two years and meet all the criteria except percent of participation are also eligible

Swisher with game-winner:

Chelsea Swisher scored just 1:38 into the overtime period to give the Mid-America Christian University Lady Evangels a 4-3 victory over the Colorado Christian University Cougars in the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Central Regional quarterfinals Wednesday night (Nov. 20) on the campus of Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Okla. 

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