15 student-athletes were named all-academic individuals (Gil Talbot).
NEW ORLEANS – Putting a cap on a record-breaking year, Harvard track and field also excelled in the classroom with 15 student-athletes named as scholar athletes by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Additionally, both teams were recognized as all-academic teams.
To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track & Field Team, the student-athletes compiled a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or better, while also participating in an NCAA Championships meet or finishing the season ranked in the top 96 of an individual event in the country. To be recognized as an all-academic team, the program's student-athletes had to hold a combined cumulative GPA of at least 3.00.
Harvard is represented on the team by Madison Hansen, Elianna Shwayder, Ngozi Musa, Allison Morrison, Jackie Modesett, Kieran Gallagher, Paige Kouba, Autumne Franklin, Nikki Okwelogu, Courtney Smith, Jade Miller, Julian Nunally, Brett Henderson, Efe Uwaifo and Brandon Price.
The Harvard men's and women's programs were two of 342 teams recognized, while 910 women and 570 men were named scholar athletes from across the country.