Five Track Athletes Named To All-ACC Academic Teams

June 29, 2012

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Five Georgia Tech track and field athletes were named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Team after the 2012 outdoor season. Three women and two men represented the university.

Melanie Akwule, Jasmine Isley and Jasmine Kent earned the honor on the women’s side while Patrick Barron and Rick Scheff were honored on the men’s side of things. All five athletes are making their first appearance on the outdoor all-academic team.

Both Melanie Akwule and Rick Scheff have earn the honor in both the 2012 indoor and outdoor season.

All 12 ACC schools are represented on the 2012 Women’s All-ACC Academic Team, led by Florida State with eight and Duke with seven. Virginia has five, followed by Clemson and Virginia Tech with four and Boston College, Georgia Tech, and Maryland with three athletes. Two athletes from North Carolina, NC State, and Wake Forest and one from Miami were honored.

On the men’s side, Virginia Tech and Duke led all ACC schools with seven athletes on the team, followed by Florida State with six and Virginia and NC State with four. Three athletes from Wake Forest were honored and were by joined two from Georgia Tech, North Carolina, Maryland, and Clemson and one from Miami.

To be eligible for All-ACC Academic Team consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during her academic career.

Tech Athletes on the All-ACC Academic Team
Melanie Akwule Georgia Tech Sr. Business Administration
Patrick Barron Georgia Tech Jr. Nuclear & Radiological Engineering
Jasmine Isley Georgia Tech Sr. Industrial Engineering
Jasmine Kent Georgia Tech Jr. Architecture
Richard Scheff Georgia Tech Sr. Mechanical Engineering


Five Track Athletes Named To All-ACC Academic Teams
September 26, 2018 Georgia Tech Sports Hall of Fame Review

NBA star Chris Bosh and current NFL standout Michael Johnson inducted along with five others

Five Track Athletes Named To All-ACC Academic Teams
August 27, 2018 Hall of Fame Profile: Adriane Butler

The sprinter/jumper found her events, her direction and her life’s mission at Georgia Tech