Anna Martin Earns BIG EAST Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Award
June 20, 2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. - The BIG EAST Conference has announced the 24 winners of the 2012-13 Big East Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Awards, which recognize academic and athletic achievement as well as community service. DePaul's Anna Martin was the honoree for women's basketball.
The Scholar-Athlete Sport Excellence Awards are given to one student-athlete in each Big East-sponsored sport based on academic credentials, athletic accolades or performances and volunteer service to the community. Student-athletes who have attained junior academic standing and a minimum cumulative grade-point average of 3.00 are eligible. The winners are chosen by the Big East Faculty Athletics Representative Council.
Martin was the American Eagle Outfitters Big East Women's Basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year and the Big East Sportsmanship Award winner. She finished her career with 1,756 points and in the top 10 in three-point field goals, three-point attempts, assists, games played, scoring, field goals and field goal attempts.
The winners include four student-athletes who were chosen to the Capital One Academic All-America teams in the 2012-13 season - Marquette volleyball player Danielle Carlson, Marquette soccer player Bryan Ciesiulka, Notre Dame tennis player Greg Andrews and Seton Hall softball player Brittany Hammer.
The list also includes six student-athletes who were either chosen as Big East Players of the Year or earned the top individual honors as their respective conference championships in 2012-13.
Notre Dame had a league-high five individuals honored by the conference, while Louisville had four winners. Marquette, Seton Hall and Villanova had three each.