NEW ORLEANS — The Occidental men's and women's track and field teams were recognized as USTFCCCA All-Academic selections after outstanding seasons in competition and in the classroom.
The Tigers were selected for finishing highly at the national championship meet and posting at least a 3.00 cumulative team grade point average.
Oxy women's athletes Sabrina Degnan, Aria Blumm, Melissa Braun and Emma Yudelevitch were singled out as All-Academic individual selections for posting at least a 3.3 cumulative GPA and finishing in the top 50 of an individual event or top 35 in a relay event. Chris Rom-Toribio earned the distinction for the Oxy men.
"We're proud of the 2017 track and field teams' academic achievements," Oxy head coach Rob Bartlett said. "They really embody the DIII student-athlete philosophy, striving for excellence inside the classroom and on the track."Follow Oxy Athletics on Twitter Sign Up for Newsletters Watch on Youtube Follow us on Instagram