Gophers Place 11 on USTFCCCA All-Academic List
Oladipo Fagbemi
 
Oladipo Fagbemi

July 24, 2013

USTFCCCA Release

MINNEAPOLIS – Eleven members of the Minnesota men’s track and field team have earned All-Academic status from the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), the organization announced on Wednesday afternoon.

The Gophers ranked tied for third among all NCAA Division I programs with 11 honorees, sharing the ranking with Indiana. Only BYU (16) and Nebraska (12) had more student-athletes honored while the Big Ten led all conferences with 70 All-Academic selections.

Representing the Gophers on this year’s USTFCCCA All-Academic list are Cameron Boy, Wally Ellenson, Oladipo Fagbemi, Micah Hegerle, John Holton, Dominique Howard, Mark Jennings, Jon Lehman, Quentin Mege, Bob Nicolls and Danny Schiller.

To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 and have met either 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).


 

 

 

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