NEW ORLEANS - The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced on Monday the All-Academic Teams and individual All-Academic honors for the 2018-19 season, with Tiffin men's and women's track & field represented in both respects.
TU's women's team earned the All-Academic Team recognition, compiling a combined 3.1 GPA. In order to qualify, programs must attain at least a 3.00 cumulative.
There were 209 total programs honored across Division II, with TU's women's team being one of 130 women's programs recognized. The Dragons were also one of eight GMAC schools honored on the women's side.
Individually, five Dragons earned All-Academic status, with three on the men's side (Davis Bowers, Cameron Burrows, Nikolas Curtiss) and two on the women's side (Nicole Berry, Marisa Gwinner). To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic award, student-athletes must have compiled a cumulative GPA of 3.25 and have reached a provisional or automatic qualifying standard for the NCAA Championships in either the indoor or outdoor season.
A total of 312 men earned the honor in DII, while 448 women received the award. The TU men had the second-most recognitions in the GMAC behind Walsh, while the women were one of six GMAC women's programs to have student-athletes honored.