Six Texas players on Academic All-Big 12 Women’s Basketball Team

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Six Texas student-athletes are among the 50 Big 12 Women’s Basketball players named to the 2018 Academic All-Big 12 Women’s Basketball Teams, it was announced Thursday.

Junior Olamide Aborowa, senior Audrey-Ann Caron-Goudreau and junior Khaléann Caron-Goudreau were named to the first team, while senior Ariel Atkins, junior Lashann Higgs and senior Brooke McCarty were named to the second team.

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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 20 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.

Atkins and McCarty are among the 11 Big 12 student-athletes who have been named to Academic All-Big 12 teams on three or more occasions.