Track & Field Leads WAC in Academic Honors
Aug. 10, 2011
RENO, Nev. - The University of Nevada led the Western Athletic Conference with six student-athletes named to the 2011 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division I Women's All-Academic Track & Field team. A total number of 22 women were honored from WAC teams.
Deborah Amoah, Courtney Beasley, Sam Diaz, Sabine Kopplin, Sarah Nichols and Danielle Stallworth were the Wolf Pack's honorees. Nevada led the conference with six, Utah State had five, Idaho four, New Mexico State three and Hawai`i and Fresno State each with two.
To qualify for the honor, 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).