The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its 2018 All-Academic team and individual award recipients recently, honoring all nine members of the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) men's and women's track & field programs.
Six of the SCIAC's nine teams including Caltech, Chapman, Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS), Occidental, Pomona-Pitzer and Redlands received team recognition, while all nine league institutions including Cal Lutheran, La Verne and Whittier, received the honor on the women's side. The USTFCCCA All-Academic Team award goes to programs that have a cumulative team GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
A total of 46 student-athletes (19 male, 27 female) received USTFCCCA All-Academic honors, having posted a GPA of 3.30 or better and either competed at a NCAA Indoor or Outdoor Championship, or finished the regular season with a top-50 individual event or top-35 relay national ranking. Pomona-Pitzer led the men's recipients as eight Sagehens claimed the award. On the women's side, CMS and Redlands each had seven student-athletes garner the recognition.
2018 USTFCCCA All-Academic Recipients
Cal Lutheran Women
La Verne Women
Catalina Lee Kim
Lucas White Moon