Men's and Women's Track and Field Programs Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Team Honors

Savannah Osborne
Savannah Osborne

New Orleans, La. -- The Youngstown State men's and women's indoor and outdoor track and field programs both earned All-Academic Team honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for the 2016-17 season, the association announced. 

The women's team finished the year with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.26 while the men's team carried a 3.02 GPA.

All told, 360 NCAA Division I teams were honored for their academics by the USTFCCCA.

Breaking it down further, 218 of those were women's teams compared to 142 men's programs.

In order to be in contention for Scholar Team of the Year, a program must finish highly at the respective national championship meet and have at least a 3.00 cumulative team GPA.