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Lobo Track & Field Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

by Alma Solis

NEW ORLEANS – The University of New Mexico track & field teams have earned USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honors, as well as individual awards for 12 Lobos, announced the organization on Wednesday afternoon.

To qualify for All-Academic Team, the cumulative GPA for the NCAA Squad List must be a 3.0 or higher on a 4.0 GPA scale. The men’s team qualified with a team GPA of 3.23, while the women’s team qualified with a team GPA of 3.48.

To earn All-Academic Individual awards, a student-athlete must have been in the top-96 of their respective event in the indoor season and/or must have participated in any round of the NCAA Outdoor Championships (Preliminary Round and/or Championships), while also completing at least two semesters at their institution. The Lobos earned 12 individual All-Academic awards.

On the men’s squad, Victor Akhalu, Camillo Dunninger, Aidan Quinn and Jovahn Williamson all earned All-Academic Individual honors. On the women’s side, eight student-athletes – Samree Dishon, Abbe Goldstein, Mikyla Harkley, Gracelyn Larkin, Amelia Mazza-Downie, Stefanie Parsons, Aliandrea Upshaw and Samantha Valentine – received All-Academic Individual awards.

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