Four Rams, women's team honored by USTFCCCA
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Track & Field - Sat, Jul. 29, 2017

MOUNT VERNON – Cornell's women's track & field team and four Ram individuals have earned academic honors by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for the 2016-17 indoor and outdoor seasons.

Coach Dan Schofer's women were recognized as a USTFCCCA All-Academic Team, compiling a 3.30 grade point average. The Rams were among 183 Division III women's programs honored that accumulated at least a 3.1 GPA.

The Ram women finished 11th at the NCAA Indoor Championships.

Distance runners Abrah Masterson (SR/Granby, Colo.), Rachel Moline and multi-event standout Libby Schnoor (SR/Camanche, Iowa) were named USTFCCCA All-Academic Individuals on the women's side. Men's sprinter Husani Newbold (SR/Freeport, Grand Bahama) also gained the distinction.

Here's a complete list of USTFCCCA women's honorees and men's honorees.

Masterson earned all-America status at the 2017 Indoor Championships in the 5000 (second) and 3000 (fourth). Schnoor secured all-America honors in the indoor pentathlon (seventh) and outdoor heptathlon (fourth). Moline ranked among the nation's top 50 in the 3000 and 5000 indoor races.

Newbold gained his all-academic award by ranking in the top 50 in the indoor 60-meter dash.  

To qualify for the individual award, a student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 and have met either of the following athletic standards: 1.) Competed in an NCAA Indoor or Outdoor Championship; 2.) Finished the regular season ranked in the national top 50 in an individual event or be ranked in the national top 35 in a relay event.