Track earns academic team award
NEW ORLEANS – Both South Dakota State men’s and women’s track and field teams were honored with an all-academic team award on Wednesday. The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released the award with both Jackrabbit teams making the cut.
The men’s team had an average grade point average of 3.04 and the women had an average GPA of 3.31.
In order to qualify for the award a team must have at least a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher.
Earlier on Wednesday the Jackrabbits had three track athletes qualify for the all-academic individual award.