JOHNSON AND KRIEG NAMED ON C-USA ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
May 28, 2014
IRVING, Texas - Colt Johnson of the University of Tulsa men's track and field team and Brandi Krieg of the women's team, were named to the Conference USA Men's and Women's Track and Field All-Academic Team, respectively, announced by the league on Wednesday.
Johnson has a 3.92 GPA in chemical engineering, while Krieg has a 3.88 GPA in athletic training.
Johnson posted a 13th place finish in the decathlon at the C-USA Championships with 4,953 points and posted a second place finish in the 1,500-meter run with a time of 4:52.05 and third in the 400-meter run wit ha time of 50.43.
The junior has also posted a fifth place finish in the shot put with a distance of 9.65 meters (31-8) at the John McDonnell Invitational and a fifth place finish in the 110-meter hurdles with a time of 17.27.
Krieg has posted top-six performances in five events this season. She posted a fourth place finish at the Arkansas Spring Invitational, a time of 9:54.04 in the 3,000-meter run, and in the C-USA Championships, a time of 17:04.17 in the 5,000-meter run.
The Golden Hurricane travels to Fayetteville, Ark., for the NCAA West Regional, where Tulsa is competing in seven events starting on Thursday.
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