BYU, Florida State are Scholar Teams of the Year in Men’s Track & Field
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BYU, Florida State are Scholar Teams of the Year in Men’s Track & Field

NEW ORLEANS – The men’s track & field teams at Brigham Young University and Florida State University were named Wednesday as Scholar Teams of the Year in Division I for the 2011 seasons by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). The squads earned the distinction as a result of being the highest-placing teams with at least a 3.00-cumulative GPA at the most recent NCAA indoor and outdoor championship, respectively. In addition, the USTFCCCA announced 90 squads as All-Academic teams for the track & field seasons.

Indoor Track & Field Scholar Team of the Year – BYU

The Cougars of BYU finished as the third-place team at the 2011 NCAA Indoor Track &Field Championships, scoring 34 points with the help of three event titles. BYU has compiled a 3.22 cumulative team GPA through the spring 2011 semester.

National Indoor Scholar-Athlete of the Year Miles Batty won the mile and anchored the distance medley relay to a national title. Batty is one of ten Cougars that were named last week as All-Academic individuals for the 2011 track & field seasons. Batty was joined on the list by teammates Alden Bahr, Colby Barber, Tanner Emrich, Trevor Heiner, Cade Lindahl, Nate Ogden, Jared Rohatinsky, and Rex Shields.

Outdoor Track & Field Scholar Team of the Year – Florida State

Florida State was the nation’s runner-up (54 points) during the outdoor season as they came within a point of three-peat NCAA team champion Texas A&M (55 points). The Seminoles have a 3.04 cumulative team GPA through the spring 2011 semester.

Squad members Brian Chibudu, Michael Fout, and Ciaran O’Lionaird earned individual All-Academic honors last week.

Past Scholar-Team of the Year Winners

Indoor Track & Field
2011: BYU
2010: Indiana
2009: Nebraska
2008: Stanford
2007: Stanford

Outdoor Track & Field
2011: Florida State
2010: Arizona State
2009: South Carolina
2008: Washington
2007: Stanford

All-Academic Status Earned by 90 Teams

In addition to the Scholar Teams of the Year, the USTFCCCA also announced the men’s 2011 Division I All-Academic Track & Field Teams. A total of 90 institutions earned the distinction as a result of a cumulative team GPA of 3.00 or better.

The University of Richmond reported the highest cumulative team GPA (3.51) through the spring 2011 semester. Harvard and Duke finished second on the GPA list at 3.48.

Eight Big 12 squads were named to the All-Academic list to lead the nation’s leagues. The Big East and Ivy followed with seven. The ACC had the fourth most with five.

The list of women’s squads to reach All-Academic status in Division I will be announced on Thursday.

USTFCCCA 2011 Division I Track & Field All-Academic Teams, MEN

Arizona State University Pacific-10 Conference 3.12
Auburn University Southeastern Conference 3.01
Baylor University Big 12 Conference 3.17
Boston College Atlantic Coast Conference 3.18
Brigham Young University Mountain West Conference 3.22
Brown University Ivy Group 3.23
Bucknell University Patriot League 3.17
Butler University Horizon League 3.24
California State University, Fresno Western Athletic Conference 3.04
Central Connecticut State University Northeast Conference 3.13
Colgate University Patriot League 3.35
College of William and Mary Colonial Athletic Association 3.07
Colorado State University Mountain West Conference 3.06
Columbia University Ivy Group 3.20
Coppin State University Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference 3.00
Cornell University Ivy Group 3.09
Dartmouth College Ivy Group 3.32
Davidson College Southern Conference 3.31
DePaul University Big East Conference 3.17
Duke University Atlantic Coast Conference 3.48
East Tennessee State University Atlantic Sun Conference 3.07
Eastern Illinois University Ohio Valley Conference 3.01
Eastern Washington University Big Sky Conference 3.05
Florida State University Atlantic Coast Conference 3.04
Georgetown University Big East Conference 3.17
Georgia Institute of Technology Atlantic Coast Conference 3.16
Harvard University Ivy Group 3.48
Idaho State University Big Sky Conference 3.13
Indiana State University Missouri Valley Conference 3.04
Iowa State University Big 12 Conference 3.06
Kansas State University Big 12 Conference 3.09
La Salle University Atlantic 10 Conference 3.08
Lafayette College Patriot League 3.20
Liberty University Big South Conference 3.08
Lipscomb University Atlantic Sun Conference 3.37
Loyola Marymount University West Coast Conference 3.28
Loyola University Chicago Horizon League 3.28
Manhattan College Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference 3.14
Miami University (Ohio) Mid-American Conference 3.08
Monmouth University Northeast Conference 3.02
Montana State University-Bozeman Big Sky Conference 3.26
North Dakota State University The Summit League 3.16
Oklahoma State University Big 12 Conference 3.07
Pennsylvania State University Big Ten Conference 3.00
Princeton University Ivy Group 3.06
Rice University Conference USA 3.37
Robert Morris University Northeast Conference 3.04
Rutgers University, New Brunswick Big East Conference 3.11
Saint Francis University (Pennsylvania) Northeast Conference 3.24
Santa Clara University West Coast Conference 3.37
Seattle University Great West Conference 3.13
South Dakota State University The Summit League 3.13
Southeast Missouri State University Ohio Valley Conference 3.12
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale Missouri Valley Conference 3.16
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Ohio Valley Conference 3.11
Stanford University Pacific-10 Conference 3.45
Syracuse University Big East Conference 3.07
Temple University Atlantic 10 Conference 3.07
U.S. Military Academy Patriot League 3.03
University of Cincinnati Big East Conference 3.00
University of Delaware Colonial Athletic Association 3.03
University of Detroit Mercy Horizon League 3.17
University of Idaho Western Athletic Conference 3.02
University of Illinois, Champaign Big Ten Conference 3.06
University of Kansas Big 12 Conference 3.02
University of Massachusetts, Amherst Atlantic 10 Conference 3.23
University of Miami (Florida) Atlantic Coast Conference 3.25
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Big Ten Conference 3.22
University of Missouri, Columbia Big 12 Conference 3.15
University of Nebraska, Lincoln Big 12 Conference 3.18
University of North Carolina, Greensboro Southern Conference 3.30
University of North Dakota Great West Conference 3.00
University of Northern Iowa Missouri Valley Conference 3.06
University of Notre Dame Big East Conference 3.30
University of Oklahoma Big 12 Conference 3.00
University of Portland West Coast Conference 3.25
University of Richmond Atlantic 10 Conference 3.51
University of San Francisco West Coast Conference 3.38
University of South Carolina, Columbia Southeastern Conference 3.07
University of South Dakota Great West Conference 3.13
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Southern Conference 3.43
University of Vermont America East Conference 3.11
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Horizon League 3.02
Utah State University Western Athletic Conference 3.12
Utah Valley University Great West Conference 3.01
Villanova University Big East Conference 3.19
Weber State University Big Sky Conference 3.08
Wichita State University Missouri Valley Conference 3.11
Wofford College Southern Conference 3.08
Yale University Ivy Group 3.40



GenderInstitutionGPAHead Coach
MENArizona State University3.119999885559082 E
MENU.S. Military Academy3.0299999713897705 E
MENAuburn University3.009999990463257 E
MENBaylor University3.1700000762939453 E
MENBoston College3.174999952316284 E
MENBrown University3.2300000190734863 E
MENBucknell University3.1700000762939453 E
MENButler University3.23799991607666 E
MENBrigham Young University3.2200000286102295 E
MENCentral Connecticut State University3.130000114440918 E
MENUniversity of Tennessee at Chattanooga3.428999900817871 E
MENUniversity of Cincinnati3 E
MENColgate University3.3499999046325684 E
MENColorado State University3.062999963760376 E
MENColumbia University-Barnard College3.2019999027252197 E
MENCoppin State University3 E
MENCornell University3.0899999141693115 E
MENDartmouth College3.319999933242798 E
MENDavidson College3.309999942779541 E
MENUniversity of Delaware3.0280001163482666 E
MENDePaul University3.1659998893737793 E
MENUniversity of Detroit Mercy3.1700000762939453 E
MENDuke University3.4809999465942383 E
MENEastern Illinois University3.009999990463257 E
MENEastern Washington University3.049999952316284 E
MENEast Tennessee State University3.069999933242798 E
MENFlorida State University3.0399999618530273 E
MENCalifornia State University, Fresno3.0399999618530273 E
MENGeorgetown University3.1730000972747803 E
MENGeorgia Institute of Technology3.1600000858306885 E
MENHarvard University3.4830000400543213 E
MENUniversity of Idaho3.0199999809265137 E
MENIdaho State University3.130000114440918 E
MENUniversity of Illinois Urbana-Champaign3.059000015258789 E
MENIndiana State University3.0350000858306885 E
MENIowa State University3.059999942779541 E
MENUniversity of Kansas3.0199999809265137 E
MENKansas State University3.0940001010894775 E
MENLa Salle University3.0799999237060547 E
MENLafayette College3.200000047683716 E
MENLiberty University3.0799999237060547 E
MENLipscomb University3.369999885559082 E
MENLoyola Marymount University3.2799999713897705 E
MENLoyola University Chicago3.2780001163482666 E
MENManhattan College3.140000104904175 E
MENUniversity of Miami (Florida)3.252000093460083 E
MENMiami University (Ohio)3.0799999237060547 E
MENUniversity of Wisconsin-Milwaukee3.0160000324249268 E
MENUniversity of Minnesota, Twin Cities3.2160000801086426 E
MENUniversity of Missouri, Columbia3.1459999084472656 E
MENMonmouth University3.0199999809265137 E
MENMontana State University-Bozeman3.259999990463257 E
MENUniversity of Nebraska, Lincoln3.181999921798706 E
MENUniversity of North Dakota3 E
MENNorth Dakota State University3.1600000858306885 E
MENUniversity of Northern Iowa3.059999942779541 E
MENUniversity of Notre Dame3.2960000038146973 E
MENUniversity of Oklahoma3 E
MENOklahoma State University3.069000005722046 E
MENPennsylvania State University3 E
MENUniversity of Portland3.1080000400543213 E
MENPrinceton University3.055000066757202 E
MENRice University3.365000009536743 E
MENUniversity of Richmond3.509999990463257 E
MENRobert Morris University3.0399999618530273 E
MENRutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick3.111999988555908 E
MENSaint Francis University (Pennsylvania)3.236999988555908 E
MENUniversity of San Francisco3.375 E
MENSanta Clara University3.365999937057495 E
MENSeattle University3.125 E
MENSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville3.1080000400543213 E
MENUniversity of South Carolina, Columbia3.065999984741211 E
MENUniversity of South Dakota3.131999969482422 E
MENSouth Dakota State University3.127000093460083 E
MENSoutheast Missouri State University3.122999906539917 E
MENSouthern Illinois University at Carbondale3.1600000858306885 E
MENStanford University3.4539999961853027 E
MENSyracuse University3.065999984741211 E
MENTemple University3.069999933242798 E
MENTulane University3.0989999771118164 E
MENUniversity of Massachusetts, Amherst3.2249999046325684 E
MENThe University of North Carolina at Greensboro3.296999931335449 E
MENUtah State University3.119999885559082 E
MENUtah Valley University3.009999990463257 E
MENUniversity of Vermont3.1050000190734863 E
MENVillanova University3.190999984741211 E
MENWeber State University3.0799999237060547 E
MENWichita State University3.114000082015991 E
MENCollege of William and Mary3.069999933242798 E
MENWofford College3.0799999237060547 E
MENYale University3.4000000953674316 E