By: Ryan Gasser, sports information director
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Eight Capital University Crusaders were named to the 2019 Winter Academic All-OAC Team, per the Ohio Athletic Conference's announcement made on Wednesday, March 13, 2019.
The Capital men's and women's basketball teams were highlighted among those OAC winter sports programs to be eligible for the honor. Five women's basketball players and three men's basketball players made the grade to earn a place on this year's list.
Of the eight Capital student-athletes named, five are veteran members of the list and three are first-time honorees, including sophomores Katie Harrop and Allison Roach, and senior Will Hannah. Returning for a maximum third time are seniors Caleb Cox, Austin Schreck, and Erin Risner.
To be named Academic All-OAC, one must be a sophomore or higher in class standing, maintain varsity status, be at the current school for one academic year and have a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.50. In all, 121 student-athletes earned Academic All-OAC honors across the conference. Only basketball, swimming and diving, and wrestling are eligible for Winter Academic All-OAC.
See the complete Capital list of Academic All-OAC honorees, below.
CAPITAL UNIVERSITY ACADEMIC ALL-OAC HONOREES
Caleb Cox *** Men's Basketball Sr. Cincinnati, Ohio / Walnut Hills Accounting
Will Hannah * Men's Basketball Sr. Milford, Ohio / Milford Business Management
Austin Schreck *** Men's Basketball Sr. Erlanger, Ky. / Dixie Heights Financial Economics
Addie Becker ** Women's Basketball Jr. Cortland, Ohio / Lakeview English Literature
Katie Harrop * Women's Basketball So. Delaware, Ohio / Olentangy Liberty Financial Economics
Erin Risner *** Women's Basketball Sr. Canfield, Ohio / Canfield Psychology
Allison Roach * Women's Basketball So. Northwood, Ohio / Northwood Criminology
Samantha Sech ** Women's Basketball Jr. Hilliard, Ohio / Hilliard Darby Athletic Training/Pre-Physical Therapy
* denotes number of career Academic All-OAC honors