A&M Track & Field earns 21 USTFCCCA All-Academic honors
NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana -- The Texas A&M men’s and women’s track and field teams as well as 19 student-athletes earned United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic honors, the organization announced Thursday.
Following an impressive 2021 season, including a sixth place finish at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, the Aggie men’s team impressed in the classroom with a combined team grade-point-average of 3.017. Thirteen individuals earned All-Academic honors, including Carter Bajoit, Jon Bishop, Sean Clarke, Allon Clay, Mason Corbin, Zach Davis, Bryce Deadmon, Omajuwa Etiwe, Sam Hankins, Jake Lanier, Moitalel Mpoke, Carlton Orange and Spencer Simons.
The women’s team, which placed runner-up at the NCAA Outdoor Championships, finished with six individuals earning All-Academic honors, while the team accumulated a 3.212 GPA. Individuals earning honors include, Deborah Acquah, Brooke Barrington, Lamara Distin, Kennedy Smith, Zhane Smith and Summer Thorpe.
Qualifications for individual USTFCCCA All-Academic honors include having a minimum GPA of 3.25, must have completed at least two semesters and must have finished the season ranked in the top 96 in any championship individual event during the indoor season or have participated in any round of the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
Team All-Academic honors require an accumulated team GPA of 3.0 or higher.
USTFCCCA Individual All-Academic Honors
Athlete – Major
Carter Bajoit - Business Administration
Jon Bishop - Master of Computer Science
Sean Clarke - Mechanical Engineering
Allon Clay - Business Administration
Mason Corbin - Sport Management
Zach Davis - Management Information Systems
Bryce Deadmon - Master of Marketing
Omajuwa Etiwe - Psychology
Sam Hankins - Sport Management
Jake Lanier - Business Honors
Moitalel Mpoke - University Studies, Leadership
Carlton Orange - Master of Land Economics and Real Estate
Spencer Simons - Nutrition
Deborah Acquah - University Studies, Leadership
Brooke Barrington - Environmental Design
Lamara Distin - Sport Management
Kennedy Smith - Sport Management
Zhane Smith - University Studies, Race, Gender, Ethnicity
Summer Thorpe - Marketing
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