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Track & Field Lauded Academically by USTFCCCA

NEW ORLEANS – Georgia Tech track and field earned numerous academic awards on Thursday as the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the All-Academic Athletes and All-Academic Teams.

Four Yellow Jackets led the way among the All-Academic Athletes, garnering at least a 3.25 cumulative grade-point average and, if nominated based on the indoor season, finish in the top 96 nationally or in the top 48 in relays.

USTFCCCA Division I Track and Field All-Academic Athletes:

 

  • Andrew Kent (Mechanical Engineering)
  • Bria Matthews (Electrical & Computer Engineering)
  • Olivia Moore (Industrial Engineering)
  • Anna Witherspoon (Business Administration)

On a program level, Georgia Tech track and field also earned considerable praise by having both the men’s and women’s team earn the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honor.

The women’s team joined 264 award-winning programs nationally with a 3.23 team GPA, while the men’s team was among 199 teams in the country with a 3.13 team GPA.

Teams are eligible for the award by registering a career team GPA of 3.0 or higher.

See full USTFCCCA academic awards lists: All-Academic Athletes (Men) (Women) | All-Academic Teams (Men) (Women)

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