Kansas University placed 19 student-athletes on the Academic All-Big 12 Track and Field teams - 11 women and eight men - and KU led the league with six representatives with perfect 4.0 grade-point averages.
KU's men's first-team honorees were: Eric Babb; Mark Gdowski; Cody Roberts; Adrian Ludwig; Egor Agafonov; and Eric Fattig, an engineering major with a 4.0 grade-point average.
Paul Hefferon and Colby Wissel were second-team selections.
KU women's first-teamers: Abby Emsick (4.0 GPA in nursing); Janiece Gatson; Laura Major; Melissa Moody (4.0 GPA in sports management); Ashley Brown; Libby Harmon; Sha'Ray Butler; Megan James; Emily Reimer; and Zlata Tarasova.
James, Reimer and Tarasova all posted 4.0 GPAs.
Laura Gjerde made the second team.