AUSTIN, Texas —Oklahoma State's Sofia Blanco, a senior member of the Cowgirl tennis team, was one of 15 student-athletes named today to the Google Cloud Academic All-America Women’s At-Large Team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Blanco, who was a third-team selection a year ago, maintained a 4.00 GPA in psychology and was named a recipient of the Dr. Prentice Gautt Postgraduate Scholarship earlier this month.
Earlier this spring, the Cordoba, Argentina native was named Oklahoma State’s Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year, as well as a member of the 2019 Academic All-Big 12 squad. Additionally, Blanco was honored at the 2019 NCAA Division I Women's Tennis Championship with the Elite 90 award, which is given to the individual with the highest GPA at each NCAA Championship finals site.
The at-large teams for the Google Cloud Academic All-America program include the sports of beach volleyball, bowling, fencing, field hockey, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, rowing, skiing, swimming and diving, tennis and water polo on the women’s side.
Of the 45 members of the at-large teams, 42 of the student-athletes achieved at least a 3.90 GPA, with 33 of those posting a 4.0 GPA, or better, during their undergraduate and/or graduate careers. All 15 members of the first team posted at least a 4.00 GPA, with the average being a 4.03.