Twenty-Five Named To USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
July 26, 2012
IRVING, Texas - Twenty-five Conference USA female track & field student-athletes have been named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team.
A total of 676 student-athletes representing 171 institutions compose the group. For at least the third-consecutive year, Nebraska accumulated the most on the All-Academic team, claiming 15 on this year's list. BYU matched the Huskers with 15.
UTEP topped the C-USA chart with five, followed by East Carolina with four honorees. Earning three spots on the team was Memphis, Rice and UAB. Houston, SMU and Southern Miss each had two to earn all-academic honors while Tulane had one.
To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 and have met either of the following athletic standards: for the indoor season, a student-athlete must have finished the regular season ranked in the national top 96 in an individual event or ranked in the national top 48 (collective listing) in a relay event on the official NCAA POP list provided by TFRRS.org; for the outdoor season, a student-athlete must have participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Championships (including preliminary rounds).
C-USA Women's USTFCCCA 2012 Division I Track & Field All-Academic Honorees
Rebecca Cooper East Carolina Brittany Copeland East Carolina Brooke Kott East Carolina Amanda Lapp East Carolina Cleona Oliver Rice Allison Pye Rice Becky Wade Rice Mary Alenbratt SMU Helena Perez SMU Kasey Rodgers Tulane Rachel Harley UAB Sarah Hudak UAB Kristina Vaughn UAB Megan Frausto Houston Demeeka Jones Houston Monica Mason Memphis Laura Toldy Memphis Cyarra Wells Memphis Ganna Demydova Southern Mississippi Cara Wells Southern Mississippi Taylor Gunn UTEP Janice Jackson UTEP Risper Kimaiyo UTEP Marine Menez UTEP Samantha Sharper UTEP