Freshman Martina Barinova earns her second spot on the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll
Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Huskers Register 20 on Spring Honor Roll

By NU Athletic Communications

Lincoln-Twenty members of the Nebraska Men's and Women's Cross Country teams earned spots on the 2011 Big 12 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll announced on Monday June 6. The Honor Roll recognizes student-athletes who recorded a 3.00 or better GPA.

The Huskers were led by five underclassmen that earned perfect 4.0 GPAs during the spring semester, including freshmen Alex Adams, Sarah Plambeck, redshirt freshman Martina Barinova and sophomores Brett Grieb and Katie White. Junior Ashley Miller was the sixth husker to earn a perfect 4.0 during the spring semester.

Fourteen other Huskers were honored for their academic achievements during the spring semester including seniors David Adams (seventh selection), Todd Gulizia (eighth selection), Ethan Luebbe (tenth selection), Anthony Oberle (eighth selection) and Jen Webers (eighth selection), juniors Jesse Adams (sixth selection), Dani Dapo (second selection), Brad Doering (sixth selection), Peter Falcon (sixth selection), Lara Crofford (fifth selection), and Blaire Dinsdale (sixth selection), sophomore Tommy Brinn (second selection) and freshmen Jarren Heng (second selection) and Sam Morabe (second selection).

Overall, Nebraska had a total of 330 student-athletes across 23 varsity sports recognized by the Big 12 for the spring semester, including 50 student-athletes with perfect 4.0 grade-point averages.

A complete list of the selections is below.

Nebraska Men's & Women's Cross Country

Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll (Spring 2011)

Alex Adams* (Fr., York, Neb.) - Mechanical Engineering

Jesse Adams (Jr., Ogallala, Neb.) - Finance

David Adams (Sr., York, Neb.) - Electrical Engineering

Tommy Brinn (So., Otsego, Mich.) - Advertising

Dani Dapo (Jr., Omaha, Neb.) - Nutrition, Exercise & Health Sciences

Brad Doering (Jr., Yuba City, Calif.) - Social Science Education

Peter Falcon (Jr., Bellevue, Neb.) - Psychology

Brett Grieb* (So., York, Neb.) - Biological Sciences

Todd Gulizia (Sr., Omaha, Neb.) - International Business/Spanish

Jarren Heng (Fr., Norfolk, Neb.) - Undeclared

Ethan Luebbe (Sr., Waco, Neb.) - Mechanical Engineering

Anthony Oberle (Sr., Sioux City, Iowa) - Biological Sciences


Martina Barinova* (RFr., Prerov, Czech Republic) - Spanish

Lara Crofford (Jr., Newville, Pa.) - Nutrition, Exercise & Health Sciences

Blaire Dinsdale (Jr., Traer, Iowa) - Business Administration

Ashley Miller* (Jr., Tipton, Iowa) - Dietetics

Samantha Morabe (Fr., Temecula, Calif.) - Psychology

Sarah Plambeck* (Fr., Lincoln, Neb.) - Nutrition, Exercise & Health Sciences

Jen Webers (Sr., Conifer, Colo.) - Nutrition Science

Katie White* (So., Broken Bow, Neb.) - Nutrition Science

*denotes 4.0 GPA


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