July 24, 2014
Chastity Stewart, Charlotte Wilson, Clinton Collins and Connor Bey earned All-Academic honors in Division I track & field for the 2013-14 season by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, the association announced Tuesday.
The North Texas honorees were named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team for being the student-athletes who compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 during the outdoor season and participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Championships (including preliminary rounds).
Wilson, a graduate student majoring in kinesiology, finished the 2014 season with a 3.78 cumulative GPA. She qualified for the NCAA Western Primary Round in the women's 3000-meter steeplechase with her record-breaking performance of 10:13.10 at the Conference USA Championships.
Stewart, a junior journalism major, had a 3.40 GPA for the 2014 academic year. She qualified for the NCAA West Prelims in the women's 400m hurdles where she set a school record of 57.74; a time which advanced her to NCAA Championships for the first time in her career.
Collins, finished out his kinesiology degree with a 3.48 GPA. Out of the classroom he also punched a ticket to the NCAA Championships for the first time. In the men's 400m, his 15th place finished earned him second team all-America honors.
Bey, a sophomore engineering major, finished the 2014 with a 3.95 GPA. He was a member of the 4x400 meter relay who competed at the NCAA Western Prelims after a third-place finish at the C-USA championships.
For a complete list of the women's and men's teams click here.