Eight Wildcats Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

July 25, 2012

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Eight Kentucky track and field student-athletes were honored by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Wednesday, as they were named to the Division I All-Academic team, the organization announced.

On the women’s side, Shelby Kennard, Cally Macumber, Julie Nunn, Allison Peare, Shiara Robinson and Jennifer Svoboda were named to the team. Walter Luttrell and Josh Nadzam were selected to the men’s side.

To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, a student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 and have met either of the following athletic standards: for the indoor season, a student-athlete must have finished the regular season ranked in the national top 96 in an individual event or ranked in the national top 48 (collective listing) in a relay event on the official NCAA POP list provided by TFRRS.org; for the outdoor season, a student-athlete must have participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Championships (including preliminary rounds).

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