Huskers Earn 20 USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors
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 TFRRS.org
- For the outdoor season, a student-athlete must have participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Championships (including preliminary rounds).