Angela Mercurio was a USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree with a 3.99 GPA in biochemistry/women's and gender studies.
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Huskers Earn 21 USTFCCCA All-Academic Awards

By NU Athletic Communications

LINCOLN - Twenty-one members of the Nebraska track and field team have received U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic honors for the 2017-18 season.

The Husker women had 11 individuals honored, while the men garnered 10 selections. Additionally, both Husker track and field teams received the team award with at least a 3.0 cumulative team GPA. The women posted a 3.35 GPA and he men's team had a 3.17 GPA in 2017-18. 

To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, a student-athlete must compile 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
  • For the outdoor season, a student-athlete must have participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Championships (including preliminary rounds).

USTFCCCA All-Academic Honorees
Jace Anderson, 3.27, Advertising & Public Relations/Psychology/Spanish
Landon Bartel, 3.46, Classics & Religious Studies
Sam Bransby, 3.73, Elementary Education 
Kevin Cahoy, 4.00, Biological Sciences
Kaiwan Culmer, 3.43, Construction Management 
Kino Dunkley, 3.27, Nutrition & Health Sciences
Nick Percy, 3.39, Nutrition & Health Science 
Zach Podraza, 3.45, Business Administration
Spencer Powell, 3.26, Nutrition & Health Science
Luke Siedhoff, 3.87, Biological Sciences/Spanish
Alice Akers, 3.90, Agricultural & Environmental Sciences Communication
Ashleigh Carr, 3.81, Family & Consumer Science Education 
Maddie Holland, 4.00, Nutrition and Dietetics
Petra Luteran, 3.94, Accounting
Angela Mercurio, 3.99, Biochemistry/Women's and Gender Studies
Alex Meyer, 3.50, Social Science Education
Lara Omerzu, 3.45, Nutrition, Exercise and Health Science
Danie Plank, 3.38, Child, Youth & Family Studies
Toni Tupper, 3.34, Child, Youth & Family Studies
Ieva Turke, 3.76, Nutrition, Exercise and Health Science
Brittni Wolczyk, 3.85, Psychology 


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