Track & Field

    20 Hoosiers Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

    Go Hoosiers! Chris Vaughn is one of 11 IU men who were named USTFCCCA All-Academic Honorees
    Go Hoosiers!
    Chris Vaughn is one of 11 IU men who were named USTFCCCA All-Academic Honorees
    Go Hoosiers!

    July 25, 2013

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Indiana track and field was well represented on the All-Academic honorees lists announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association this week. 11 Indiana men and nine Indiana women were honored for maintaining a GPA of 3.25 or higher while also finishing among the nation's best in their respective events. The women's team was also recognized as an All-Academic Team for having a team GPA of 3.25, which is higher than the 3.0 required for the award. Andy Bayer highlights the list of individual honorees, as he was recently named the Capital One Academic All-American of the Year. Indiana's 11 men honored was the third most among any men's program nationally.

    Individual Honorees are listed below followed by their GPA and major:
    Andy Bayer, 3.61, Biology
    Kelsey Duerksen, 3.78, Elementary Education
    Caitlin Engel, 3.81, Masters Health Promotion
    Nolan Fife, 3.34, Physical Education
    Samantha Ginther, 3.75, Public Health
    Jordan Gray, 4.00, Masters Special Education
    Sophie Gutermuth, 3.49, Health Fitness Specialist
    Samantha Gwin, 3.78, Dietetics
    Scott Houston, 3.71, Masters Athletic Administration
    Rorey Hunter, 3.74, Exercise Science
    Brianna Johnson, 3.56, Exercise Science
    Emma Kimoto, 3.26, Exercise Science
    Zach Mayhew, 3.35, Business - Finance
    Derek Messmer, 3.38, Business - Economic Consulting
    JR Ricker, 3.29, Biology
    Erica Ridderman, 3.98, Philosphy & History
    Josh Roche, 3.31, Business
    Lance Roller, 3.62, Masters Applied Sport Science
    Nick Stoner, 3.37, Sociology
    Chris Vaughn, 3.41, Masters Public Affairs



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