Broncos win college honors from USTFCCCCA
BOISE, Idaho – Boise State’s men’s and women’s track and field programs have earned academic honors from the US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), it was announced Wednesday. Additionally, 10 Bronco student-athletes have achieved individual All-Academic status.
To be eligible for the all-academic distinction, teams must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0.
For individual honors, student-athletes must have a minimum GPA of 3.25 and have completed two semesters at the nominating institution. Athletically, during the indoor season, student-athletes must have finished the season in the top 96 in any individual championship event or top 48 in a relay. Outdoors, student-athletes must have competed in any round of the NCAA Division I Outdoor Athletics Championships.
The Bronco women posted a best team GPA of 3.63, ranking in the top 25 of more than 150 honored institutions. On the men’s side, the team recorded a 3.26 GPA.
This year’s honor marks the sixth consecutive USTFCCCA All-Academic award for both men’s and women’s teams. In total, this is the 13th women’s award and the eighth men’s.
Dafni Georgiou (3.74, accounting), Maggie Larson (3.50, communications), MaLeigha Menegatti (3.59, accounting), Nyenuchi Okemgbo (3.47, communication) and Anita Taviore (3.27, social studies) earned USTFCCCA All-Academic recognition individually.
On the men’s side, Logan Ree highlighted individual Broncos selections, boasting a 4.0 GPA (environmental governance). Four other Boise State men have received academic honors, including Dario DeCaro (3.83, Mechanical Engineering Master), Angus Fitzgerald (3.32, biology), Mile Haller (3.28, Master of Business Administration) and Murdoch McIntyre (3.45, construction management).