-- The USTFCCCA announced the men's and women's 2012 Division I All-Academic Track & Field teams Wednesday and Utah Valley University's Maryn Pincock
, Tim Rowberry
and Shelise Walker
were on that list.
A total of 431 student-athletes representing 148 institutions composed the men's group, while a total of 676 student-athletes representing 171 institutions composed the women's group.
To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 and have met either of the following athletic standards: for the indoor season, a student-athlete must have finished the regular season ranked in the national top 96 in an individual event or ranked in the national top 48 (collective listing) in a relay event on the official NCAA POP list provided by TFRRS.org; for the outdoor season, a student-athlete must have participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Championships (including preliminary rounds).
Pincock maintained a 3.57 GPA in community health-health services administration; Rowberry maintained a 3.65 GPA in political science, and Walker maintained a 3.69 GPA in behavioral science-psychology.
In addition to the Scholar Teams of the Year, the USTFCCCA also announced the women's 2012 Division I All-Academic Track & Field Teams. A total of 171 institutions earned the distinction as a result of a cumulative team GPA of 3.00 or better.
The UVU women's team maintained a 3.45 GPA.
A total of 85 institutions earned the distinction as a result of a cumulative team GPA of 3.00 or better on the men's side.
The UVU men's team maintained a 3.12 GPA.