NEW ORLEANS – Scholar-Athlete Teams and All-Academic Team honors for the 2016-17 NCAA Division III Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field seasons were announced Thursday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
A total of 294 teams (183 women’s, 111 men’s) were honored for their academics by the USTFCCCA. Seven Landmark teams and 12 individuals were honored.
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.
Including the Scholar Athletes of the Year, a total of 402 men earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors during the 2016-17 track & field seasons.
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.
|2017 USTFCCCA All-Academic Individuals - Men|
|2017 USTFCCCA All-Academic Individuals - Women
|2017 USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams - Men|
|2017 USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams - Women