Michalowski, Marchesano and Mathews joined Kelley as multiple Academic All-Big 12 honorees. Michalowski and Marchesano each earned first-team honors for the third time in their careers, while Mathews is a two-time first-team performer.
Nominated by each institution’s director of student-athlete support services, the 2012 Academic All-Big 12 soccer teams consisted of 79 first-team members combined with 20 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.