Twelve individuals recognized for work on and off the field.
Bears pick up five more All-Big 12 honorees on Saturday.
Women's team had 17 first-team honorees for a second-straight season.
Bears just have two entries compete Thursday in Des Moines.
Bears sending 33 athletes to historic event in Iowa.
2013 Cross Country: Raced in four meets with season-best finish and 5K-time coming at UTA Season Opener with 33rd-place showing in 20:33.2.
High School: Three-time letterwinner in both cross country and track at Georgetown High School...Placed fifth at 2013 Texas high school state meet in 800 meters...Won district title in 400, 800 and as member of 4x400 relay...Part of 2012 Cross Country district champion team...Named to the Texas Girls Coaches Association Academic All-State Cross Country team...Member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Jessica Anne Purtell...Nickname is J.P...Born Jan. 27, 1995 in Georgetown, Texas...Daughter of Kathleen Purtell...Has one sibling, Preston...Majoring in environmental science.