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Members of Central Track Squad Earn Academic Recognition

Posted: Wednesday, August 4th, 2010 at 5:58 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Eric Gotschall

Seven athletes from the Central College Track and Field squads were recently named to the U.S. Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic team. Of those recognized, six were from the women’s team, and qualified by having a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 or higher and having met the automatic or provisional qualifying standard for at least one event in this year’s NCAA Division III outdoor championships.

Those who qualified were Tyler Crouse from the men’s squad while the women’s team includes Felicia Coleman, Ashley Feldman, Sam Retz, Emily Teas, Rachelle Tipton and Jill Ziskovsky. Earlier Teas, Tipton and Ziskovsky qualified for the academic all-Iowa Conference squad.

The most recent honors make for a total of 49 times in the past 10 years that student athletes from Central have earned the academic honors.