Destanae Howerton-Davis was one of seven student-athletes recognized for outstanding work in the classroom
July 25, 2013
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah - - Utah track and field was announced as a 2013 Division I All-Academic Track & Field teams by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Seven student-athletes were also selected.
A total of 187 institutions earned the distinction as a result of earning a cumulative team GPA of 3.00 or higher. Utah's team GPA of 3.28 ranked third in the Pac-12.
The Utes had seven student-athletes earn USTFCCCA All-Academic honors for their combined efforts in competition and in the classroom: Alexandria Eisenbeiss (3.50, Mechanical Engineering), Destanae Howerton-Davis (3.48, Exercise and Sport Science), Stephanie Jolley (3.98, Occupational Therapy), Klaudia Rokossa (3.31, Communications), Cynthia Sanchez (3.31, Exercise and Sport Science), Anneli Stahl (3.26, Human Development and Family Studies) and Rebekah Winterton (3.70, Business)
A total of 710 women from 187 institutions were recognized. Utah was fourth among Pac-12 schools as Stanford lead the way with 13 honorees.
To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 and have met either of the following athletic standards: for the indoor season, a student-athlete must have finished the regular season ranked in the national top 96 in an individual event or ranked in the national top 48 (collective listing) in a relay event on the official NCAA POP list provided by TFRRS.org; for the outdoor season, a student-athlete must have participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Championships (including preliminary rounds).