CHICAGO – The University Athletic Association (UAA) announced on Thursday that 121 University of Chicago student-athletes received 2018 UAA Winter All-Academic honors. The eight conference schools combined for a total of 688 student-athletes on the list.
All seven of UChicago's winter sports were represented – men's basketball, women's basketball, men's swimming & diving, women's swimming & diving, men's indoor track & field, women's indoor track & field and wrestling.
Within the UAA, All-Academic Recognition is awarded to student-athletes who have completed at least one full year of college study and carry a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.30. The 3.30 GPA is the same academic standard used as a qualifying threshold by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) for the nomination of Academic All-America candidates in all sports.