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SCIAC Men's and Women's Track & Field Programs Honored by USTFCCCA

SCIAC Men's and Women's Track & Field Programs Honored by USTFCCCA

USTFCCCA Team Award Release | USTFCCCA Men's Individual Award Release | USTFCCCA Women's Individual Award Release

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

Caltech Women
Nora Griffith

Cal Lutheran Women
Kendall Guidetti
Kelsey Rouse

CMS Men 
Thomas D'Anieri
Evan Hassman
Alex McDonald

CMS Women
Tyra Abraham
Emily Bassett
Ellen Berkley
Sabrine Griffith
Nirel JonesMitchell
Amanda Mell
Grace Pratt

La Verne Women
Catalina Lee Kim

Occidental Men
Brody Barkan
Austin DeWitz

Occidental Women
Melissa Braun
Cora Davies
Sabrina Degnan
Allison Kilday
Emma Yudelevitch

Pomona-Pitzer Men
Cal Aylward
Nicholas Beatty 
Adin Becker
Ethan Hardacre
Cal Neikirk
Andy Reischling
Daniel Rosen
Lucas White Moon

Pomona-Pitzer Women
Vicky-Marie Addo-Ashong
Jessica Finn
Helen Guo

Redlands Men
Luke Bohlinger
Tucker Cargile
Joseph Esparza
Wyatt Pannabecker
Jordan Washecheck

Redlands Women
Hannah Albrecht
Vanessa Blanchard
Sophie Brooks
Gabriella Gould
Chyenne Kimble
Kara Romani
Amanda Widen

Whittier Men
Benjamin White

Whittier Women
Piper Lowinger