McGowan, men's and women's teams all earn USTFCCCA academic honors

McGowan, men's and women's teams all earn USTFCCCA academic honors

NEW ORLEANS – The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released its academic awards for the 2015-16 season and Salisbury University track & field was honored with two team accolades and one individual.

Junior Meghan McGowan earned All-Academic honors, while the men's and women's teams were each named All-Academic Teams.

To collected All-Academic honors an individual must have earned a minimum 3.30 cumulative grade-point average and have either competed at the NCAA indoor or outdoor championships or finish the indoor or outdoor season ranked in the top 35 in an individual event or top 25 in a relay event. McGowan earned All-American honors, placing sixth in the high jump at the indoor championships. She was one of 423 Division III women to earn the honor for the 2015-16 season.

Salisbury men's and women's teams each were named All-Academic Teams. To be eligible for All-Academic Team honors, a squad must maintain a minimum 3.10 cumulative grade-point average and finish highly at their respective championship. A total of 112 men's teams and 175 women's teams were honored.

To see all of the USTFCCCA academic awards, click here.

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