Eight Track & Field Athletes Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams
July 9, 2007
Eight Bruin men and women were named to the U.S. Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic team as all showed success in the classroom and on the track.
The women's team had five individuals honored - Reigning indoor and outdoor NCAA champion in the long jump Rhonda Watkins, All-American Ashley Caldwell (distance), All-American Allie Bohannon (distances), All-American Jacqueline Nguyen (pole vault) and Claire Rethmeier (distances).
The criteria for the All-Academic team were:
1. Must have 3.0 or higher and completed one full academic year at the institution.2. Must have achieved the regional qualifying standard (or provisional/automatic mark) in their respective events.