PBC Track & Field Teams & Individuals Receive All-Academic Awards

UNC Pembroke's Michael Powell
UNC Pembroke's Michael Powell

NEW ORLEANS, LA – Peach Belt Conference men's and women's track & field teams and individuals were recognized for their academic achievement by the USTFCCA. The organization released their All-Academic individual awards and All-Academic team awards. Five PBC men's athletes and five women's athletes received individual recognition while two men's programs and four women's were named All-Academic teams.

To qualify for USTFCCCA All-Academic honors, 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 seasons.

All-Academic team awards were given to those programs with a team GPA over 3.00 for the academic year.

Men's Track & Field All-Academic Individuals

Zachery Farner, Embry-Riddle
Calahan Warren, Embry-Riddle
Eric Moate, Nova Southeastern
Kory Jones, UNC Pembroke
Michael Powell, UNC Pembroke 

Women's Track & Field All-Academic Individuals

Heloise Duffie De Tassigny, Flagler
Amira Bendrif, Nova Southeastern
Jazmine Elleston, Nova Southeastern
Kia King, Nova Southeastern
Abigail Kirkland, North Georgia 

Men's All-Academic Teams

Columbus State
Nova Southeastern

Women's All-Academic Teams

Columbus State
Embry-Riddle
Nova Southeastern
North Georgia