2020 NCAA Division I Women’s Track & Field All-Academic Athletes
NEW ORLEANS – All-Academic Athletes for the 2020 NCAA Division I Women’s Track & Field season were announced on Thursday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
Overall, there were 659 women from 178 institutions who were named All-Academic Athletes.
There were eight different programs with 10 or more All-Academic Athletes, led by Oregon with 15. Others with double-digit honorees were Washington (14), Arkansas (13), Minnesota (13), Texas Tech (12), Harvard (11), Oklahoma (11) and Indiana (11).
Forty-five women posted perfect cumulative GPAs of 4.0 and Arkansas had the most in that regard with four.
Here is the criteria for being named an All-Academic Athlete.
Division I Track & Field All-Academic Athletes
- Minimum CUMULATIVE grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale, including the most recent grading period, certifiable by either NCAA Faculty Rep or NCAA Compliance Coordinator or Registrar’s Office. Institutions utilizing a different GPA scale must convert the GPA to a 4.0 scale using the standard conversion method [GPA/Scale x 4.0].
- Must have completed at least two (2) semesters or three (3) quarters at the nominating institution.
- Athletic criteria for the award:
- For the indoor season: must have finished the season ranked in the top 96 in any championship individual event, or in the top 48 in any championship relay event, for the most recent indoor season, certifiable by their place on the NCAA Division I descending order lists on TFRRS for Indoor Track and Field (including performances achieved outside the qualifying window during the indoor season).