Nebraska's Jake Bender (front) and Drew Wiseman (back) were both named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.
Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Huskers Earn 20 USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

By NU Athletic Communications

LINCOLN - Twenty 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 2016-17 season.

The Husker men had 11 individuals honored, while the women garnered nine 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 3.317 GPA and he men's team had a 3.156 GPA in 2016-17. 

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).

Landon Bartel
Jake Bender
Sam Bransby
Kevin Cahoy
Nick Coghill
Kaiwan Culmer
Kino Dunkley
Wyatt McGuire
Nick Percy
Luke Siedhoff
Drew Wiseman

Jasmine Barge
Reka Czuth
Andy Jacobs
Petra Luteran
Angela Mercurio
Alex Meyer
Toni Tupper
Tierra Williams
Brittni Wolczyk


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