Sewanee Women's Track Selected for National Academic Honor

Sewanee Women's Track Selected for National Academic Honor

SEWANEE, Tenn. - The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) earlier this week announced the women’s 2009 Division III All-Academic Track and Field Teams. A total of 100 Division III programs made up the women’s 2009 All-Academic Teams. The 2009 Sewanee women’s track team was one of the squads selected. “I really enjoy watching our teams achieve academic and athletic success,” said Sewanee head coach Jeff Heitzenrater. “They work very hard in everything they do.”

Shenandoah University led all institutions with a 3.676 team cumulative GPA, followed by Whitworth University with a 3.641 team GPA. Carleton College had the third-highest cumulative GPA with a 3.590. Sewanee had a 3.324 – good for the 57th spot nationally. To be nominated, the team must carry a minimum 3.100 cumulative grade-point average.