Track & Field Teams Sweep 2017 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Awards

Track & Field Teams Sweep 2017 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Awards

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Scholar-Athlete Teams and All-Academic Team honors for the 2016-17 NCAA Division III Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field seasons were announced Thursday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

Both men's and women's track & field teams at Goucher College were named USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams, securing a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher. The women finished the 2016-17 season with a GPA of 3.32, securing the honor for the ninth consecutive year.

On the men's side, the Gophers earned a GPA of 3.13, marking the third consecutive year the team has earned the accolade. Goucher is one of three teams in the Landmark Conference to earn the USTFCCCA All-Academic designation in both women and men's competition for the 2017 season.

The women finished fourth at the 2017 Landmark Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships - the best finish for the team in team history. The men accumulated 32 points at the event, which is the highest mark the team has posted since 2012.