College of Engineering News • Iowa State University

Three MEs named to Academic All-Big 12 teams

Three mechanical engineer students have been recognized because their success both on the field and in the classroom.

Tight ends Chase Allen and Sam Harms have been named to the 2017 Academic All-Big 12’s first team while wide receiver Carson Epps has been named to the second-team, according to a release today by the Big 12 Conference. Allen, who has played all 10 games and compiled 39 yards this season, was nominated with a 4.00 GPA. Fourteen Cyclones were named to the first-team while eight were named to the second-team.

Student-athletes must maintain a GPA of 3.20 or higher while participating in 20 percent of games to be named to the first-team. Second-team honors are awarded to student-athletes who maintain a GPA of 3.00 or higher.