Rosalie Griffin had the highest GPA of any Ute and was one of three first-team all-academic selections
June 5, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY - The University of Utah track and field team had 19 student-athletes named to the 2013 Pac-12 All-Academic team today, including three who earned first-team distinction. Two more student-athletes earned second-team status, while 14 others received honorable mention.
"We are really proud to have so many student-athletes recognized for their hard work in the classroom," said Utah head coach Kyle Kepler. "Academic success is a point of pride in our program and to have 19 of our athletes honored, as well as three first-team selections in the Pac-12, is tremendous."
Senior Candus Ford (3.94, Exercise and Sport Science), junior Rosalie Griffin (3.98, Biomedical Engineering) and senior Stephanie Jolley (3.96, Occupational Therapy) were each named first-team selections. Sophomore Nicole Rietz (3.87, Exercise and Sport Science) and junior Katelyn Stringfellow (3.70, Mathematics) were all second-team choices.
Earning honorable mention status were seniors Amanda Mergaert, Alanna Nulph, Klaudia Rokossa, Cynthia Sanchez, Anneli Stahl and Lucy Yates. They were joined by juniors
Destanae Howerton-Davis and Giselle Slotboom as well as sophomores Andrea Chavez, Megan Combe, Aoife Hickey, Susannah Hurst, Kaitlin Urmston and Rebekah Winterton.