CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – After a year of work in the classroom and on the track, Harvard men's and women's track and field have been honored as USTFCCCA All-Academic Team selections. The Harvard men's team had the best grade point average (3.55) across Division I and the women ranked 15th (3.59). The women's mark was the second best GPA in the Ivy League. Furthermore, 15 individual Crimson student-athletes were chosen for the individual All-Academic honors.
According to the USTFCCCA, to be nominated for the award teams must finish highly at their respective national championship and have at least a 3.00 cumulative team GPA. To be designated as an individual, the student-athlete must achieve a 3.25 cumulative GPA while being ranked in either the top 96 of an event or compete in any round of the national championships.
The Crimson women who earned the award were: Alana Carroll (Undelcared), Simi Fajemisin (History and Literature), Livia Gauntlett (Philosophy), Abbe Goldstein (Sociology), Karina Joiner (Sociology), Anna Juul (Comparative Religion), Maya Miklos (Mathematics and Physics), Ngozi Musa (Sociology) and Lisa Tertsch (Economics).
The Crimson men selected as USTFCCCA All-Academic choices were: Will Battershill (Economics), Erick Duffy (Psychology), Charles Lego (Mathematics and Physics), Donagh Mahon (Visual and Enviornmental Studies), Kieran Tuntivate (Economics) and Ian West (Economics).