9 Teams, 9 Individuals Honored by USTFCCCA
Nine America East men's and women's track & field teams and nine individuals were recognized by in the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association All-Academic Awards.
Six women's and three men's earned All-Academic status. A total of 208 women’s teams and 116 men’s teams earned the distinction as a result of earning a cumulative team GPA of 3.00 or higher.
Maine led the America East teams on the women's side with a 3.48 GPA. Also earning distinction were Binghamton (3.33 GPA), HArtford (3.21), UMBC (3.03), New Hampshire (3.33) and Vermont (3.33).
Hartford had the highest GPA for any America East team on the men's side at 3.31, while Binghamton (3.04) and Vermont (3.15) were also honored.
Individually, six America East women's track & field student-athletes and three men were All-Academic selections.
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 at least one 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).
Vermont had three women's honorees including four-time America East javelin champion, Nika Ouellette. She was joined by teammates Yolanda Ngarambe and Brittany St. Clair. Albany had a pair of student-athletes named in Kathryn Fanning and Silvia Del Fava, while New Hampshire's Rosemary Read rounded out the selections.
Two Black Bears highlighted the men's list in Wilson Adams and James Reed. Binghamton's Joe Miceli also earned a nod.