– The Georgetown track & field team solidified nine total nods to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic team. With five on the men's side, the Blue & Gray ties for most honorees in the BIG EAST Conference and the women's four is second-best in the league. Additionally, both the men's and women's team were named all-academic squads.
To be named an individual all-academic standout by the USTFCCCA, a student-athlete must maintain a GPA of 3.25 or higher and have met either of the following athletic standards: 1) for the indoor season, a student-athlete must have finished the regular season ranked in the national top 96 in an individual event or ranked in the national top 48 (collective listing) in a relay event or 2) for the outdoor season, a student-athlete must have participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Championships, including preliminary rounds.
The women's team tallied four named all-academic in Margie Cullen
(Needham, Mass./Needham), Piper Donaghu
, Jody-Ann Knight
and Meredith Rizzo
For the men, a quintet of Hoyas were named all-academic in Bryan Bjerk
, All-American Michael Crozier
, Nick Golebiowski
, All-American Jonathan Green
and Kenny Rowe
(Cockeysville, Md./Loyola Blakefield).
Georgetown's nine nods ranks second in the BIG EAST Conference. GU was one of just three league institutions to earn individual honors on both the men's and women's squads with Butler and Villanova joining the Blue & Gray.
In order to be named an all-academic team, a program must have at least a 3.00 cumulative team GPA. Georgetown was one of six BE institutions on the men's side and seven league schools on the women's side to be named all-academic.