By Dan Carr/Assistant AD for Media Relations
JEFFERSON CITY – Fourteen members of Lincoln’s women’s and men’s track & field athletes earned United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Academic honors.
To qualify for the honor, an athlete must post a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher and qualify either provisionally or automatically for the NCAA Division II Indoor or Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
Nine members of the national champion Lincoln women’s track & field team were honored: Renea Ambersley, Rusheda Blake, Segale Brown, Diana Cauldwell, Shanice Clarke, Danielle James, Tajera Lawkin, Christine Moss and Shaian Vandenburg.
Honorees from the men’s team included Ryan Brown, who also was named the USTFCCCA Men’s Indoor Scholar Field Athlete of the Year; Kizan David; Damaine Dixon; Roberto Smith; and Ouekie Wright.