USTFCCCA Academic Honors Awarded to #D3MIAA Men's Track & Field Programs, Individuals

USTFCCCA Academic Honors Awarded to #D3MIAA Men's Track & Field Programs, Individuals

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has announced the teams and individuals selected to their individual All-Academic and team All-Academic awards for the 2017-18 men's indoor and outdoor track & field seasons.

The MIAA had 13 individuals and two teams (Calvin, Hope) garner academic accolades from the coaches organization. A total of 408 men earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors during the 2017-18 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.

In order to be in contention for All-Academic Team honors, a program must have at least a 3.00 cumulative team GPA. In 2017-18, 106 men's programs were honored.


USTFCCCA 2018 All-Academic Teams release

USTFCCCA 2018 All-Academic Individuals release


MIAA Student-Athletes and Teams Honored by USTFCCCA

Calvin - James Jeninga, Luke Peterson, Andrew Philipose, Ethan Valentine, Brendan VanHouten - story link

Hope - Adam Howard, Joshua Izenbart, Benjamin Pederson, Matthew Ruff, Terrell Solberg, Collin Thomas, Brandon Wolliston - story link

Olivet - Noah Bailey - story link