Five Nevada Track and Field Student-Athletes Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

Seniors Sarah Nichols and Danielle Stallworth were two of five Nevada student-athletes to be named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic team

July 27, 2012

RENO, Nev. -

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association has named five Nevada track and field student-athletes to the 2012 All-Academic team, the organization announced this week.

Seniors Sarah Nichols, Danielle Stallworth, and Angelica Earls were named to the team along with junior Deborah Amoah and sophomore Mariah Gramolini.

A total of 676 student-athletes representing 171 institutions compose the group. For at least the third-consecutive year, Nebraska accumulated the most on the All-Academic team, claiming 15 on this year’s list. BYU matched the Huskers with 15. Oregon and Minnesota followed with 14. Florida State and Arkansas rounds out the top-five teams with 11.
The Big Ten managed a national-best, 81, who were named to the list. The Big 12 (76) and Pac-12 (66) followed as top-three leagues.
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; 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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