Twenty-Five Named To USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

Go C-USA! Ganna Demydova, Southern Miss
Ganna Demydova, Southern Miss

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; 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



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