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Eight Lenoir-Rhyne Track and Field Athletes Earn All-Academic Honors

The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association recently named eight Lenoir-Rhyne track and field athletes All-Academic Athletes for the 2023 NCAA Division II Track & Field seasons. Five from the Bears men’s team and three from the women were honored.

The criteria to be named an NCAA Division II All-Academic Athlete includes, a minimum cumulative grade point average of a 3.25 on a 4.0 scale through the end of the semester of competition, they must have completed at least 24 semester hours/36 quarter hours through the end of the semester of competition at the institution. Transfer students and/or graduate students are to include only grades earned at the current nominating institution and the student-athlete must have achieved an automatic or provisional qualifying mark (individual or relay event) for either the indoor season or outdoor season.

On the women’s side, Alexis Brown, Kennedy Conner, and Abigail Kinoshita represented L-R. Brown is a sports management major, Conner is majoring in leadership, and Kinoshita is getting a degree in business administration.

Earning All-Academic honors on the men’s side were Trent Davis, Philip Stomne and Oliver Thatcher, all who are exercise science majors, along with Royce Turner Jr., a criminal justice major and Jacob Wadsworth, an instructional studies major.