Braden Taylor | Posted: 25 Jul 2018 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Forty-one Cougars receive USTFCCCA All-Academic honors

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PROVO, Utah – Forty-one BYU track and field athletes received All-Academic honors when the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Association (USTFCCCA) released its 2018 track and field academic awards Thursday morning.

The men’s team had 21 athletes receive individual honors with the women’s team adding 20 more recipients. Both the women’s and men’s teams were named USTFCCCA All-Academic teams after each finished the outdoor season with cumulative GPAs of 3.27 and 3.20, respectively.

To be nominated for USTFCCCA All-Academic individual honors, Student-athletes must have a cumulative GPA of 3.25 and meet specific performance-based criteria for either the indoor or outdoor season.

  • Indoor: The athlete must finish ranked in the top 96 in an individual event or be ranked in the top 48 on a relay team
  • Outdoor: The athlete must have participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Championships (including the preliminary rounds)

The full release of the USTFCCCA All-Academic individuals and teams can be found on

Men’s All-Academic Individuals:

Abraham Alvarado
Clark Brown
Daniel Carney
Dallin Farnsworth
Talem Franco
Jacob Heslington
Jefferson Jarvis
Conner Mantz
Garrett Marsing
Brian Matthews
Brayden McLelland
Scott Mecham
Michael Ottesen
Matt Owens
Porter Reddish
Max Scheible
Clayson Shumway
Connor Weaver
Colten Yardley
Clayton Young

Women’s All-Academic Individuals:

Marissa Appiah
Laura Bluth
Maddie Cannon
Payge Cuthbertson
Alyssa Dalton
Madelyn Dickson
Emma Gee
Sierra Hansen
Olivia Hoj
Kate Hunter
Nicole Lord
Elise Machen-Romney
Brenna Porter
Lauren Rawlinson
Ashton Riner
Kristi Rush-Briggs
Claire Seymour
Andrea Stapleton-Johnson
Siale Vaitohi-Teaupa
Ashleigh Warner

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