Ekechukwu Named to Capital One Academic All-America First Team

Ekechukwu Named to Capital One Academic All-America First Team

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Adabelle Ekechukwu of the Harvard track and field team has been named to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-America Women's Track and Field/Cross Country first team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced.

Ekechukwu, a graduated senior from Oak Brook, Ill., was a three-time Ivy League weight throw champion and the 2013 USTFCCCA Northeast Region Field Athlete of the Year for the Crimson. She maintains a 3.69 GPA in neurobiology. Ekechukwu earned 2012 USTFCCCA All-American honors in the indoor weight throw and claimed the 2013 Ivy League Most Outstanding Field Performer award at indoor Heps.

Ekechukwu was also the Harvard selection for the NCAA Woman of the Year award.