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SCIAC Track & Field Teams Secure Academic Honors

SCIAC Track & Field Teams Secure Academic Honors

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) recently announced its 2018-19 Scholar Teams of the Year and All-Academic Team selections. 

In order to be in contention for Scholar Team of the Year, a program must finish highly at the respective national championship meet and have at least a 3.00 cumulative team GPA.

Earning the distinction on the men's side were Caltech (3.69), Chapman (3.33), Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) (3.42), Occidental (3.15), Pomona-Pitzer (3.60), and Redlands (3.25). On the women's side, Caltech (3.46), California Lutheran (3.32), Chapman (3.56), CMS (3.55), La Verne (3.20), Occidental (3.37), Pomona-Pitzer (3.65), Redlands (3.49), and Whittier (3.36) each earned the distinction. 

To qualify for USTFCCCA All-Academic honors, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative GPA of 3.30 and must have met at least one of the following athletic standards:

  • Competed in an NCAA Indoor or Outdoor Championship
  • Finished the regular season ranked in the national top-50 in an individual event or ranked in the national top-35 in a relay event on the official NCAA Descending Order List.

A total of 22 men and 34 women garnered the prestigious honor. CMS led the way with eight selections on both sides. 

Men's All-Academic Honorees
CMS
Miles Christensen
Jamie Cockburn
Matt Guillory
Evan Hassman
Carter Henderson
Wilson Ives
Will Kimball
Maxwell Knowles

Occidental
Brody Barkan
Austin DeWitz
Andrew McCall

Pomona-Pitzer
Julian Degroot-Lutzner
Daniel Hill
Dante Paszkeicz
Andy Reischling
Daniel Rosen
Hugo Ward
Owen Woo

Redlands
Luke Bohlinger
Tucker Cargile
Tyler Lufkin

Whittier
Cooper Tirado

Women's All-Academic Honorees
Caltech
Claire Hu

Cal Lutheran
Alexa Barnes
Kendall Guidetti
Kelsey Rouse

CMS
Jacquelyn Desmond
Sabrine Griffith
Riley Harmon
Abigail Johnson
Malea Martin
Amanda Mell
Grace Pratt
Carolyn Weisman

La Verne
Melissa Cerrillos
Rachael Dela Cruz
Micaela Krumweide
Elizabeth Prevedello

Occidental
Melissa Braun
Sabrina Degnan
Allison Kilday
Naomi Miyamoto
Emma Yudelevitch

Pomona-Pitzer
Vicky-Marie Addo-Ashong
Lila Cardillo
Quin Fraley
Helen Guo
Lauren Hamilton

Redlands
Hannah Albrecht
Jessica Fields
Chyenne Kimble
Courtney O'Neal
Ellie Ramsey
Kara Romani

Whittier
Elizabeth Donnelly
Gabriella Torres Joubert