Track Bears Scott, Broomfield Earn CoSIDA Honors
May 29, 2014
TOWSON, Md. - Missouri State junior Haley Scott and sophomore Robiann Broomfield have been named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team for track & field and cross country, the College Sports Information Directors of America announced on Thursday.
Scott, who carries a 3.81 grade-point average in radiography, and Broomfield, a 3.83 student in psychology, are now both eligible to receive Academic All-America honors from CoSIDA, which will be announced in June.
Scott, a native of Arlington Heights, Ill., competed in seven indoor meets this season, setting career bests in the 60 meters, high jump, long jump, shot put, triple jump and pentathlon.
She competed in seven outdoor meets, establishing career bests in 100-meter hurdles, 200-meter hurdles, long jump, shot put, triple jump, javelin and heptathlon in the spring.
Scott was recognized at the Maroon & White Honors Banquet for having minimum 3.25 GPA in all semesters and was also part of Athletic Director's Honor Roll in the fall semester (minimum 3.0 GPA).
She twice earned Co-MVC Field Athlete of the Week honors (Dec. 18 and April 1) this season, and picked up MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week laurels Dec. 10 Broomfield also posted league's third best jumps of season in triple jump and long jump in conference indoor meet.
Broomfield has competed in seven outdoor meets this season, winning both the long jump and triple jump at the MVC meet. Her marks of 6.01 and 12.95 meters, respectively, earned her a spot in the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds in Fayetteville, Ark., which start Thursday.
In the classroom, Broomfield has been given MSU Maroon & White and Athletic Director's Honor Roll plaudits this season.