CMS Track & Field garners All-Academic Honors

CMS Track & Field garners All-Academic Honors

NEW ORLEANS, Louis. – The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the All-Academic individuals and teams this past Friday, July 27 for the 2016-17 NCAA Division III Track & Field season. 13 members from the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Track & Field program were awarded All-Academic honors after meeting the criteria of compiling a cumulative GPA of 3.30. The honorees also must have either competed in an NCAA Championship or finished the regular season ranked in the national top-50 in an individual event or top-35 in a relay event. Six Stags and seven Athenas were awarded the honors.

In addition, the CMS men's and women's team were named to the All-Academic team after having a cumulative team GPA of 3.00 and placing high in a national championship meet. The men's program compiled a team GPA of 3.305 and the women's program finished with a 3.486. 

All-Academic Men's Track & Field Release

All-Academic Women's Track & Field Release

All-Academic Team Release

Men

Joshua Sealand (HMC '17)

Jesse Joseph (HMC '17)

Thomas D'Anieri (CMC '20)

Cameron Finley (CMC '20)

Daniel Klain (CMC '20)

Justin Estrada (CMC '20)

Women

Vaiva Palunas (SC '17)

Carmen Mejia (SC '17)

Liz Lee (HMC '17)

Tyra Abraham (SC '18)

Geneva Ecola (HMC '19)

Nirel JonesMitchell (CMC '20)

Amanda Mell (CMC '20)

 

By Young Kim
Sports Information Assistant

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