All-Academic Teams & Scholar Teams of the Year in NCAA DIII Track & Field

NEW ORLEANS – Scholar Teams of the Year and All-Academic Team honors for the 2016-17 NCAA Division III Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field seasons were announced Thursday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

In order to be in contention for Scholar Team of the Year, a program must finish highly at the respective national championship meet and have at least a 3.00 cumulative team GPA.

There were two different teams named Men’s Scholar Team of the Year, while the Washington (Mo.) women swept the women’s honors.

Indoor Scholar Teams of the Year

Year
Men’s Winner
Women’s Winner
2017 North Central (Ill.) Washington (Mo.)
2016 UW-Eau Claire Baldwin Wallace
2015 UW-La Crosse UW-La Crosse
2014
UW-La Crosse
UW-Oshkosh
2013
UW-La Crosse
UW-Oshkosh
2012
UW-Eau Claire
Wartburg
2011
UW-La Crosse
UW-Oshkosh
2010
UW-La Crosse
Wartburg
2009
Whitworth
Wartburg
2008
UW-La Crosse
Illinois Wesleyan
2007
Tufts
UW La Crosse

 

Outdoor Scholar Teams of the Year

Year
Men’s Winner
Women’s Winner
2017 UW-Whitewater Washington (Mo.)
2016 UW-La Crosse Illinois Wesleyan
2015 UW-La Crosse UW-La Crosse
2014
UW-La Crosse
Wartburg
2013
UW-La Crosse
Wartburg
2012
UW-Eau Claire
Wartburg
2011
UW-La Crosse
UW-Oshkosh
2010
Salisbury
Illinois Wesleyan
2009
Whitworth
Wartburg
2008
Whitworth
Illinois Wesleyan
2007
UW Platteville
UW-Oshkosh

The Bears were the rightful winners of the Women’s Indoor and Outdoor Scholar Team of the Year as they won both the indoor and outdoor team titles and maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.55. This is the first time in program history that Washington (Mo.) has been named Women’s Scholar Team of the Year for track & field.

North Central (Ill.) was named the Men’s Indoor Scholar Team of the Year after capturing the indoor team title and maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.15. This is the first time in program history that the Cardinals have been bestowed this honor.

UW-Whitewater was named the Men’s Outdoor Scholar Team of the Year after finishing runner-up at the NCAA DIII Outdoor Track & Field Championships and maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.15. The Warhawks are the third team from Wisconsin to be honored with this award in the past seven years joining UW-Eau Claire and UW-La Crosse.

All-Academic Teams

A total of 294 teams (183 women’s, 111 men’s) were honored for their academics by the USTFCCCA.

The highest cumulative GPA of any team belonged to the women from Saint Vincent College. The Bearcats held down a GPA of 3.727 to edge Mount Holyoke College’s 3.72.

California Institute of Technology and Middlebury College tied for the men’s lead with cumulative GPAs of 3.62.

See below for a full list of those All-Academic Teams in NCAA Division III Track & Field.

We’ll announce those individuals who earned All-Academic status tomorrow.

2017 USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams – 2017 NCAA Division III Men’s Track & Field

Institution GPA
Albion College 3.2
Alvernia University 3.108
Augustana College (Illinois) 3.17
Berry College 3.11
Bethel University (Minnesota) 3.32
Brandeis University 3.32
California Institute of Technology 3.62
California Lutheran University 3.19
Calvin College 3.391
Capital University 3.30226
Carleton College 3.48
Carnegie Mellon University 3.34
Carroll University (Wisconsin) 3.11
Case Western Reserve University 3.46
Catholic University of America 3.16
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges 3.305
College of Wooster 3.16
Colorado College 3.377
Concordia College, Moorhead 3.36
Concordia University Wisconsin 3.31
Connecticut College 3.336
Dickinson College 3.25
Edgewood College 3.245
Elizabethtown College 3.19
Elms College 3.16
Emory University 3.42
Farmingdale State College 3.19
Gettysburg College 3.153
Gordon College (Massachusetts) 3.48
Goucher College 3.13
Grinnell College 3.44
Gustavus Adolphus College 3.448
Gwynedd-Mercy University 3.28
Hamilton College 3.31
Hamline University 3.19
Haverford College 3.56
Heidelberg University 3.18
Hood College 3.23
Hope College 3.22
Husson University 3.115
Illinois Wesleyan University 3.33
Ithaca College 3.366
John Carroll University 3.247
Johns Hopkins University 3.47
Kenyon College 3.45
King’s College 3.14
Lewis & Clark College 3.43
Linfield College 3.24
Luther College 3.23
Lynchburg College 3.1
Macalester College 3.406
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 3.6
Messiah College 3.348
Middlebury College 3.62
Misericordia University 3.18
Muhlenberg College 3.42
Nazareth College 3.14
Nebraska Wesleyan University 3.15
New York University 3.358
North Central College 3.15
Oberlin College 3.17
Occidental College 3.24
Olivet College 3.19
Otterbein University 3.157
Pacific Lutheran University 3.11
Piedmont College 3.1389
Plattsburgh State University of New York 3.17
Pomona-Pitzer Colleges 3.5759
Principia College 3.353
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 3.26
Rhodes College 3.39
Ripon College 3.17
Rochester Institute of Technology 3.267
Rowan University 3.13
Saint John’s University (Minnesota) 3.37
Saint Vincent College 3.437
Simpson College 3.322
Springfield College 3.339
St. John Fisher College 3.345
St. Lawrence University 3.2506
St. Norbert College 3.11
St. Olaf College 3.29
State University of New York at Geneseo 3.17
Stevens Institute of Technology 3.381
Stockton University 3.329
The College of St. Scholastica 3.389
Trinity College (Connecticut) 3.279
Tufts University 3.391
University of California, Santa Cruz 3.11
University of Chicago 3.46
University of La Verne 3.14
University of Redlands 3.206
University of Rochester (N.Y.) 3.41
University of St. Thomas (Minnesota) 3.23
University of the South 3.284
University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire 3.14
University of Wisconsin, Platteville 3.117
University of Wisconsin, Stout 3.19
University of Wisconsin, Whitewater 3.15
Virginia Wesleyan College 3.12
Wabash College 3.21
Wartburg College 3.216
Washington and Lee University 3.472
Washington University (Missouri) 3.42
Wesleyan University (Connecticut) 3.36
Wheaton College (Illinois) 3.31
Whitworth University 3.414
Willamette University 3.191
Williams College 3.42
Worcester Polytechnic Institute 3.4
York College (Pennsylvania) 3.29

 

2017 USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams – NCAA Division III Women’s Track & Field

Institution GPA
Adrian College 3.19
Albion College 3.39
Allegheny College 3.35
Alvernia University 3.447
Amherst College 3.6
Augsburg College 3.52
Augustana College (Illinois) 3.4
Aurora University 3.107
Babson College 3.26
Baldwin Wallace University 3.418
Benedictine University (Illinois) 3.146
Berry College 3.3
Bethel University (Minnesota) 3.52
Birmingham-Southern College 3.28
Bluffton University 3.371
Brandeis University 3.39
Bridgewater College (Virginia) 3.356
Bryn Mawr College 3.33
Buena Vista University 3.18
California Institute of Technology 3.37
California Lutheran University 3.377
Calvin College 3.586
Capital University 3.29769
Carleton College 3.615
Carnegie Mellon University 3.43
Carroll University (Wisconsin) 3.355
Carthage College 3.369
Case Western Reserve University 3.54
Catholic University of America 3.27
Central College (Iowa) 3.352
Christopher Newport University 3.14
Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Colleges 3.486
Coe College 3.31
College of St. Benedict 3.502
College of Wooster 3.31
Colorado College 3.522
Concordia College, Moorhead 3.6
Concordia University Wisconsin 3.54
Connecticut College 3.512
Cornell College 3.300673
Covenant College 3.357
DePauw University 3.36
DeSales University 3.23
Dickinson College 3.39
Eastern Connecticut State University 3.25
Edgewood College 3.531
Elizabethtown College 3.46
Elms College 3.1
Emory University 3.453
Fontbonne University 3.25
Fredonia / State University of New York 3.3
Geneva College 3.487082
George Fox University 3.33
Gettysburg College 3.277
Gordon College (Massachusetts) 3.38
Goucher College 3.32
Greenville College 3.47
Grinnell College 3.43
Gustavus Adolphus College 3.567
Gwynedd Mercy University 3.23
Hamilton College 3.47
Hamline University 3.42
Hanover College 3.21
Haverford College 3.464
Heidelberg University 3.38
Hood College 3.48
Hope College 3.58
Husson University 3.33
Illinois College 3.29
Illinois Wesleyan University 3.31
Ithaca College 3.614
John Carroll University 3.441
Johns Hopkins University 3.44
Keene State College 3.36
Kenyon College 3.55
Keystone College 3.438
King’s College 3.51
Lawrence University 3.69
Lewis & Clark College 3.346
Linfield College 3.48
Loras College 3.34
Luther College 3.45
Lynchburg College 3.18
Macalester College 3.633
Manchester University 3.27
Marywood University 3.43
Massachusetts Institute of Technology 3.6
Messiah College 3.481
Middlebury College 3.63
Millikin University 3.21
Misericordia University 3.47
Mount Holyoke College 3.72
Muhlenberg College 3.387
Muskingum University 3.16
Nazareth College 3.22
Nebraska Wesleyan University 3.47
New York University 3.393
North Central College 3.21
Oberlin College 3.41
Occidental College 3.39
Ohio Northern University 3.3
Ohio Wesleyan University 3.33
Olivet College 3.53
Otterbein University 3.476
Pacific Lutheran University 3.46
Pacific University (Oregon) 3.372
Penn State Erie, the Behrend College 3.31
Piedmont College 3.408
Plattsburgh State University of New York 3.26
Plymouth State University 3.32
Pomona-Pitzer Colleges 3.584
Principia College 3.313
Ramapo College 3.3116
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 3.388
Rhodes College 3.46
Ripon College 3.46
Roanoke College 3.1747
Rochester Institute of Technology 3.482
Rowan University 3.213
Saint Vincent College 3.727
Salisbury University 3.428
Salve Regina University 3.467
Shenandoah University 3.264
Simpson College 3.507
Smith College 3.493
Springfield College 3.485
St. Catherine University 3.58
St. John Fisher College 3.445
St. Lawrence University 3.32949
St. Norbert College 3.3
St. Olaf College 3.369
State University College at Oneonta 3.26
State University of New York at Geneseo 3.15
Stevens Institute of Technology 3.633
Stockton University 3.5956
Susquehanna University 3.309
Texas Lutheran University 3.141
The College at Brockport 3.22
The College of St. Scholastica 3.416
Trine University 3.519
Trinity College (Connecticut) 3.393
Trinity University (Texas) 3.375
Tufts University 3.47
U.S. Coast Guard Academy 3.11
University of California, Santa Cruz 3.23
University of Chicago 3.56
University of Dallas 3.27
University of Dubuque 3.431
University of La Verne 3.2
University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth 3.33
University of Puget Sound 3.362
University of Redlands 3.55
University of Rochester (N.Y.) 3.44
University of St. Thomas (Minnesota) 3.5
University of the South 3.267
University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire 3.49
University of Wisconsin, La Crosse 3.42
University of Wisconsin, Platteville 3.235
University of Wisconsin, River Falls 3.323
University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point 3.3
University of Wisconsin, Stout 3.443
University of Wisconsin, Superior 3.202
University of Wisconsin, Whitewater 3.19
Ursinus College 3.289231
Utica College 3.21
Wartburg College 3.352
Washington and Jefferson College 3.12
Washington and Lee University 3.55
Washington University (Missouri) 3.55
Waynesburg University 3.43
Wellesley College 3.32
Wesleyan University (Connecticut) 3.612
Westminster College (Missouri) 3.59
Wheaton College (Illinois) 3.45
Wheaton College (Massachusetts) 3.24
Whitworth University 3.585
Widener University 3.48682
Willamette University 3.485
Williams College 3.409
Wittenberg University 3.27
Worcester Polytechnic Institute 3.5
Worcester State University 3.2
York College (Pennsylvania) 3.38
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