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Track & Field Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Status

Jessica Peters registered a 4.0 GPA this year.
Jessica Peters registered a 4.0 GPA this year.

July 27, 2012

NEW ORLEANS - The Loyola University Maryland women's track & field team was named a Division I All-Academic Track & Field team as announced by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) this week.

The USTFCCCA announced that 171 Division I teams earned All-Academic status as a result of a cumulative team GPA of 3.00 or better.

The Greyhounds finished with a team GPA of 3.32 through the spring 2012 semester.

 “Once again the women have demonstrated their dedication to excellence through their academics,” said head coach Amy Horst.

“It is an honor to work with these women as the rigor that they show in the classroom translates on to the track and field.  We look forward to continued high marks from our current and future Hounds!”

Arkansas was named the Indoor Track & Field Scholar Team of the Year while Stanford earned Outdoor Track & Field Scholar Team of the Year.

Read the full release from the USTFCCCA here.