Nebraska senior track and field athlete John Welk has been awarded an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, in addition to the Big Ten Postgraduate Scholarship he received earlier this year.
The USTFCCCA announced its All-Academic Individual and Team Awards on Friday. The Nebraska men and women combined for 30 total individual awards to lead the nation.
Drew Wiseman and Will Lohman both qualified for the next round of voting in the second annual NCAA Elite 89 Fan Favorite contest in which fans vote for their favorite Elite 89 Award winner from the 2014-15 academic year.
A total of 19 Nebraska track and field athletes appeared on the list, five with perfect 4.0 GPAs for the year.
The Nebraska track and field program has announced the addition of three more signees to the 2015 class.
Former Husker thrower Carl Myerscough took third in the discus at the British Athletic Championships, while current Husker Nick Percy finished third.
Nebraska freshman Angela Mercurio took home the women's triple jump title at the Canadian Junior Track & Field Championships on Saturday.
Nebraska freshman Angela Mercurio will compete at the Canadian Junior Track & Field Championships on Saturday in Edmonton, Alberta, while freshman Nick Percy will throw at the British Junior Championships in Birmingham, England.
A handful of Nebraska track and field athletes are competing at the USATF Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field this weekend.
One of the best things about college athletics is the academic excellence student-athletes achieve at the same time they're competing for conference championships and All-America stature.
Nebraska track and field senior John Welk added one more prestigious award to his impressive resume, winning the CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year honor on Thursday.
Five members of the Nebraska track and field team will travel to Eugene, Ore., this week for the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, from June 25-27.