Providence, RI- The Brown University men's and women's track & field teams have recently been honored by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) be being named Division I All-Academic Track and Field Teams. The selection of the All-Academic Indoor and Outdoor Scholar Teams of the Year award is based on a combination of academic and athletic achievements. To be nominated, the team must carry a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average.
The men's team had the second highest team GPA in the nation with a 3.39 GPA and the women were tied for seventh with a 3.460. Also, four men and seven women were named to the Division I All-Academic Team. To qualify for the USTFCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative GPA of 3.30 and have met the NCAA Division I Indoor or Outdoor automatic or provisional qualifying standard in their respective sport.