Five track and field athletes receive post-season academic honors

Five Trolls received the USTFCCCA All-Academic Award for their academic and athletic performances the last indoor and outdoor track and field seasons. Caleb DeWeerd was the only member of the men’s team to receive the award while Madelyn Clausen, Megan DeWeerd, Hope Fathman and Nicole Syverson received the award on the women’s side.

In order to receive this award, student-athletes must meet both academic and athletic requirements. On the academic side, they must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher. Athletically, they need to achieve an “A” or “B” standard in a championship event.

This past season, Caleb qualified for indoor nationals in the mile run while Clausen qualified for the high jump. In the outdoor event, Clausen qualified again for the high jump while Megan, Syverson and Fathman qualified in the marathon.

To see a complete list of men who received the award, click here. To see a complete list of women who received the award, click here.