Eleven awarded All-Academic honors

(Photo by Jonathan Hardy/BYU Photo)

NEW ORLEANS- Eleven members of the BYU women’s track & field team have been awarded with All-Academic honors by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) for the 2013 season.

A total of 710 women from 187 institutions recieved All-Academic honors. The Cougars' 11 honorees placed them in a tie with two other teams for fifth most. To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, the student-athlete must have maintained certain academic and athletic standards:

  • Compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 
  • Finished the regular season ranked in the national top 96 in an individual event (indoor)
  • Ranked in the national top 48 in a relay event (indoor)
  • Participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Championships, including preliminary rounds (outdoor)
All-Academic Honorees
Name GPA, Major
Candace Eddy Carlisle 3.67, Communication Disorders
Rachel Fisher 3.90, Bio Physics
Allysa Hansen 3.89, Food Science Teaching
Andrea Nelson Harrison 3.38, Social Science
Jessica Hilton 3.75, Exercise and Wellness
Nicole Nielsen 3.94, Elementary Education
Kaylee Packham 3.93, Nursing Premajor Program
Natalie Stewart 3.99, Public Health
Rachel Stewart 3.38, English
Elizabeth Wilson 3.57, School Health Education
Sarah Yingling 3.59, Exercise and Wellness