BYU Women's Team Tops List of All-Academic Team

Carlee Clark was one of the 18 BYU women's track athletes to be named to the 2007 All-Academic team.

Provo, Utah (July 9, 2007) -- The US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association released the 2007 Women's Indoor and Outdoor All-Academic team. BYU had the most representatives on the list with 18, followed by Stanford at 15. Honorees must maintain a 3.25 GPA or better and obtain an automatic or provisional qualifying mark to compete in the NCAA Championships during the 2007 indoor and outdoor seasons.

"It just goes to show that we have great athletes that win championships and perform well in the classroom," BYU women's head coach Craig Poole said. "This an indication of the caliber of the young women on our team, and I am very proud of them."

The women's team had 53 nominees named to the MWC All-Academic team, and 49 Student Athlete Association Center Scholar Athletes. The women's team tied for 20th place in the Outdoor National Championships. The women added three new All-Americans, and broke seven records during the 2007 season.

BYU USTFCCCA 2007 Women's All-Academic Team

Amber Duffin, 5,000 meters

Amy Fowler, 3,000-meter steeplechase

Angela Petersen, 3,000-meter steeplechase

Carlee Clark, 800 meters

Heidi Magill, mile, 1500 meters

Julie Cameron Meads, 1500 meters

Kamila Rywelska, triple jump

Kathryn Andersen, 3,000-meter steeplechase

Kelly Furr, pole vault

Makenzie Iorg, pole vault

Nicole Nevitt, 400-meter hurdles

Piret Kuresson, javelin

Sandra Mazan, 400-meter hurdles

Stacy Slight, 800 meters

Tawny Bybee, 3,000-meter steeplechase

Tiffany Arrhenius, javelin

Tipaleli Fotu, hammer throw

Whitney McDonald, 5,000 and 10,000 meters