Tech lands 14 USTFCCCA All-Academic individual honors

USTFCCCA (Men’s) Release | USTFCCCA (Women’s) Release

NEW ORLEANS – The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced on Friday that the Virginia Tech men’s and women’s track teams garnered 14 student-athletes earn USTFCCCA All-Academic, as announced by the organization.

The following Virginia Tech student-athletes were honored:

Men’s (5)

Torben Laidig Junior

Kevin Cianfarini Sophomore

Vincent Ciattei Junior

Daniel Jaskowak Junior

Marek Barta Junior

Women’s (9)

Emma Thor Freshman

Erica Hjerpe Senior

Kayla Richardson Freshman

Abigail Motley Senior

Hanna Green Senior

Olivia Privitera Junior

Sarah Edwards Freshman

Laurie Barton Freshman

Katie Kennedy Junior

On the men’s side, 516 student-athletes earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors and a total of 752 student-athletes were honored on the women’s side.

In order to be named a USTFCCCA All-Academic honoree, a student-athlete must compete at the respective national championship meet or be in the top-96 nationally in an individual event and have at least a 3.25 cumulative team GPA.

On Thursday, it was announced that the men’s track and field team for Tech earned a 3.13 GPA, while the women’s side tallied a 3.17 GPA, as both squads earned USTFCCCA All-Academic Team.

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