2020 NCAA Division III Women’s Track & Field All-Academic Athletes
NEW ORLEANS – All-Academic Athletes for the 2020 NCAA Division III Women’s Track & Field season were announced on Thursday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
Overall, there were 477 women from 123 institutions who were named All-Academic Athletes.
There were 11 different programs with 10 or more All-Academic Athletes, led by UW-La Crosse with 24. Others with double-digit honorees were Washington (Mo.) (20), Williams (19), UChicago (16), Wartburg (14), MIT (14), UW-Eau Claire (13), Ithaca (12), Middlebury (12), Johns Hopkins (11) and Loras (10).
Twenty-four women posted perfect cumulative GPAs of 4.0 and MIT led the way in that regard with four.
Here is the criteria for being named an All-Academic Athlete.
Division III Track & Field All-Academic Individuals
- Minimum CUMULATIVE grade point average of 3.30 on a 4.0 scale through the most recently completed grading period. 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]. Data must be certifiable by the institution’s registrar.
- Graduate students must take all undergraduate plus graduate coursework into account.
- Meet one of the following athletic criteria:
- Must have finished the indoor season among the top 50 individuals as listed on the descending order lists on TFRRS. In addition, any athletes not among the top 50, but who were accepted into the Indoor National Championship, are eligible
- Must have competed as a member of one of the top 35 relay teams as listed on the indoor descending order list on TFRRS. In addition, any athletes not among the top 35 relay teams, but who were accepted in the relay at the Indoor National Championship (alternates are excluded), are eligible. Finally, any competing relay team member on an expanded descending order list to include 35 institutions (1 relay team per institution) is eligible.