Turner Washington 2x Academic All-America Team Member of the Year
AUSTIN, Texas - Turner Washington, one of the greatest throwers in collegiate history, is also one of the sports' smartest. For the second consecutive year, Washington is a CoSIDA Academic All-American. He's also the CoSIDA Division I Track and Field Academic All-America Team Member of the Year once again. His repeat as the top-honor is just the fifth time in CoSIDA history, and second time in CoSIDA Division I history since the award was started in 2002. Washington joins teammate Jorinde van Klinken as the two 2022 Division I honorees.
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Turner Washington is a two-time @CoSIDAnews Academic All-America® of the Year selection and 4x @NCAATrackField champ!
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— CoSIDA Academic All-America® (@CoSIDAAcadAA) June 22, 2022
Washington's Sun Devil career has been nothing short of legendary. The Tucson native is a six-time All-American and four-time NCAA champion. He holds the NCAA indoor shot put record, the program indoor shot and discus records, and is second all-time in the outdoor shot. Washington collected USTFCCCA indoor and outdoor Scholar Athlete of the Year honors in 2021, was the 2021 USTFCCCA Indoor Male Athlete of the Year, the '21 Outdoor West Regional Male Athlete of the Year, and was a '21 finalist for The Bowerman. Between January 2021 and April 2022, Washington won the discus and shot put in every collegiate meet he entered, stringing together a 22-0 streak.