Jenna Marston is among the recent honorees named to the 2012 Academic All-Big 12 Softball Team. Marston is one of three from Missouri to receive the honor of being among those honored. The others include Kristin Nottelman and Ashley Fleming. Marston received a special honor for being one of six with a 4.0. Texas Tech had 9 athletes named to the Team.
From the release:
Nominated by each institution's director of student-athlete support services, the Academic All-Big 12 Softball Team consists of 49 first team members combined with six on the second team. First team members consist of those who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA, and the second team are those who have 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.