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The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) named six men’s programs and six women’s programs from the Horizon League as All-Academic Teams this week. A total of 142 men’s teams and 218 women’s teams received the recognition. To qualify, programs must record a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least a 3.0.

Detroit Mercy, IUPUI, Northern Kentucky, Oakland, UIC, and Youngstown State were all honored on both the men’s side and the women’s side with All-Academic Team honors. Detroit Mercy’s men’s program led the Horizon League with a 3.23 GPA while IUPUI’s women’s program paced the league with a 3.61 GPA.

The USTFCCCA also announced its 2016-17 All-Academic Individuals on Friday. A total of ten Horizon League student-athletes received the honor. 516 male student-athletes and 752 female student-athletes were recognized in all.

In order to qualify, student-athletes must possess a 3.25 GPA and have either finished the indoor season ranked in the Top 96 in an individual event in the NCAA or in the Top 48 in a relay event or have participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Championships in outdoor season.

Oakland University

George O’Connor (Sr.)

Jacob Bowman (Jr.)

Miranda Haas (Sr.)

Ashley Burr (Sr.)

Youngstown State University

Ryan Roush (Sr.)

Ryan Booth (Jr.)

Jaynee Corbett (Jr.)


Nathan Pozolinski (Sr.)


Robert Murphy (Sr.)

Detroit Mercy

Ben Kendell (Jr.)

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