NEW ORLEANS, La. (Blugolds.com) - The UW-Eau Claire track and field teams were honored recently with U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Academic accolades, the association announced.
The women's team was named an All-Academic Team, one of 158 teams to earn the award after finishing with a 3.34 GPA. Institutions earned the distinction as a result of earning a cumulative team GPA of 3.10 or higher. – View Official Announcement
In addition to the team award, 15 individuals were named All-Academic honorees. Six men and 10 women received the recognition.
To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 and have met either of the following athletic standards: a student-athlete must have competed in an NCAA Indoor or Outdoor Championship or finished the regular season ranked in the national top 35 in an individual event or ranked in the national top 25 (collective listing) in a relay event on the official NCAA POP list provided by TFRRS.org.