Eleven Bruins Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams
New Orleans, La. – Eleven members of UCLA's Track & Field program were named to the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, the organization announced today. UCLA's women's and men's squads also earned academic team recognition.
The USTFCCCA recognized individual student-athletes who achieved a cumulative GPA of at least 3.25 and met the following athletic requirements:
- For the indoor season: must have finished the season ranked in the top 96 in any championship individual event, or in the top 48 in any championship relay event, for the most recent indoor season, certifiable by their place on final season performance lists on TFRRS for Indoor Track and Field (including performances achieved outside the qualifying window during the indoor season).
- For the outdoor season: must have participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships (the Preliminary Championship Competition and/or the Final Championship Competition) or for the multi-events, must have finished the season ranked in the top 48 in the East or top 48 in the West for the most recent outdoor season, certifiable by their place on the NCAA Division I Performance List.
All-Academic Team recognition was granted to programs with cumulative team GPAs of at least 3.0.
Bruins on USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams
Ilaria Casarotto – Javelin – Biology
Christina Chenault – Multis – Education (Graduate Student)
Maddy Doane – Sprints – Communications
Kate Jendrezak – Sprints/Middle Distance – Undeclared
Chinyere Okoro – Sprints – Education & Social Transformation
Makenzy Pierre-Webster – Sprints – Sociology
Isa Videler – Multis – Psychobiology
Kyle Brown – Pole Vault – History
Peter Herold – Distance – Business Economics
Ismail Turner – Sprints – Economics
Jacob Wilson – Throws – Biology