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Mercurio, Cahoy Earn Academic All-District Honors

By NU Athletic Communications

Nebraska track and field's Angela Mercurio and Kevin Cahoy earned CoSIDA Academic All-District recognition, as the 2018-19 Google Cloud Academic All-District Men's and Women’s Track/Cross Country Team were announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America on Tuesday.

First-team Academic All-District honorees advance to the Google Cloud Academic All-America ballot, with Google Cloud Academic All-America teams announced in June.

A native of Kitchener, Ontario, Mercurio graduated in May with a 3.99 GPA majoring in biochemistry and women's and gender studies. She was a three-time second-team All-American in the triple jump and won the 2019 Big Ten indoor title in the event. A 2018 CoSIDA second-team Academic All-American, Mercurio was also a three-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and academic All-Big Ten selection.

Cahoy, a junior from Grand Island, Nebraska, has a 3.99 GPA majoring in biological sciences. He placed seventh in the pole vault at the 2019 Big Ten Indoor Championships, helping the team win the team title and also finished fourth at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships. He is a two-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and academic All-Big Ten selection.

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