ADA -- Eight student/athletes of the Ohio Northern women's track & field team were named Academic All-OAC.
Seniors Laura Avino, Emily Blum, Brittany Lang and Brooke Larsen, juniors Catie Huber and Julie Puvogel and sophomores Brianna Rambadt and Kara Sosinski all earned honors for ONU.
A total of 302 student-athletes in baseball, softball, men's and women's golf, lacrosse, tennis and track and field among the league's 10 schools received the honor.
The award winners must be a sophomore or higher in class standing, maintain varsity status and have a cumulative grade-point-average of at least 3.50.
Ohio Northern had 32 student/athletes named Academic All-OAC this spring.
Avino, a pharmacy major, earns her second consecutive Academic All-OAC honor.
This season, she finished eighth in the 800-meter run at the OAC Outdoor Championships and eighth in the 1,000-meter run at the OAC Indoor Championships.
Blum finished fifth in the triple jump at the OAC Indoor Championships.
This is the second straight season that the pharmacy major has earned this honor.
Lang, a graphic design major, earns her first Academic All-OAC honor.
This season, she finished eighth at the OAC Outdoor Championships in the 3,000-meter steeplechase.
Larsen earns her second straight Academic All-OAC honor.
She is majoring in forensic biology.
Huber earned All-OAC honors in the indoor 4x400-meter relay and the outdoor 1,500-meter run.
This is the second consecutive season that the biology major has been named Academic All-OAC.
Puvogel, a pharmacy major, owns the third best time on the team in the outdoor 5,000 and 10,000-meter run.
This is the first time she has been named Academic All-OAC.
Rambadt earns her first Academic All-OAC award.
She is majoring in early childhood education.
Sosinski is majoring in pharmacy and earns her first Academic All-OAC honor.
This season, she earned All-OAC honors in the outdoor 10,000-meter run and finished seventh in the 5,000-meter run at the OAC Indoor and Outdoor Championships.
Under fifth year head coach Jason Maus, the Polar Bears finished sixth at the OAC Indoor and Outdoor Championships.