Razorbacks Receive USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its list of All-Academic individual and team award winners for the 2019 track & field season.

The Razorbacks received USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honors in recognition of their cumulative team grade-point average of 3.24. Arkansas was one of 139 men’s programs honored with the highest cumulative GPA coming from Harvard at 3.55. In addition to the team honors, 10 Razorbacks earned All-Academic Individual honors.

2019 USTFCCCA All-Academic Individuals

Austen Dalquist Arkansas Operations Management- Grad
Roy Ejiakuekwu Arkansas Operations Management- Grad
Cameron Griffith Arkansas Kinesiology- Exercise Science
Derek Jacobus Arkansas Recreation and Sports Management- Grad
Ethan Moehn Arkansas Economics and Public Health
Gabe Moore Arkansas Biomedical Engineering
Ryan Murphy Arkansas Kinesiology- Exercise Science
Chase Pareti Arkansas Computer Science
John Winn Arkansas Kinesiology- Exercise Science
Matt Young Arkansas Accounting

Seventh-highest GPA among Power 5 Teams
Duke University – 3.51 – NTS @ NCAA Outdoor
Stanford University – 3.46 – 5th @ NCAA Outdoor
University of Notre Dame – 3.45 – 28th @ NCAA Outdoor
Oklahoma State University – 3.32 – 18th @ NCAA Outdoor
University of Wisconsin, Madison – 3.3 – 18th @ NCAA Outdoor
University of Alabama – 3.27 – 10th @ NCAA Outdoor
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville – 3.24 – 15th @ NCAA Outdoor

*Second-highest in the SEC.

Sixth-Most All-Academic Nominees most in country
BYU – 25
Stanford – 12
Indiana – 11
Michigan – 11
Penn – 11
Arkansas – 10
Nebraska – 10
Princeton – 9
Wisconsin – 9
Minnesota – 8

Including the Scholar Athletes of the Year, a total of 583 men earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors during the 2018-19 track & field seasons.

To qualify for USTFCCCA All-Academic honors, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative GPA of 3.25 and have met at least one 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).

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