USTFCCCA Academic Honors Bestowed on MSU Runners
The US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association recently honored individuals for athletic and academic accomplishments. Among the honorees named to the 2008 USTFCCCA All-Academic Women’s Track and Field team were Missouri State’s Renna Berry, Asher Kyger, Jacqueline Lindsey, Yaneika Malcolm, and Terry Phillips. To qualify for the Track and Field All-Academic team, athletes must have a cumulative 3.25 grade point average and must have qualified either automatically or provisionally for the NCAA Division I Indoor or Outdoor regional or national in their respective events.
In addition, the USTFCCCA announced its team Track and Field All-Academic honors. Coach Ronald Boyce's Missouri State women's program accumulated a team grade point average of 3.356 ranking it 24th in the nation. Teams must have had a cumulative 3.00 grade point average to qualify for recognition.