Six Tulsa Student-Athletes Named to USTFCCCA All-Academic Track & Field Team
July 24, 2013
Tulsa, Oklahoma - Six Tulsa men's and women's track and field student-athletes were named to the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Team, as announced today by the same organization. The Golden Hurricane honorees are Julian Frazier, Chris O'Hare, Adam Palamar and Tim Rackers from the men's side, and Erin Huddleston and Caroline Schuster from the women's side.
To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 and have met either of the following athletic standards: for the indoor season, a student-athlete must have finished the regular season ranked in the national top 96 in an individual event or ranked in the national top 48 (collective listing) in a relay event on the official NCAA POP list provided by TFRRS.org; for the outdoor season, a student-athlete must have participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Championships (including preliminary rounds).
Frazier maintains a 3.62 GPA in psychology and finished 20th in the 4x100 Meter Relay at the NCAA West Preliminary's, while O'Hare, who owns a 3.29 GPA in exercise and sports science, set the record for the collegiate mile with a time of 3:52.98 at the 106th Millrose Games. Palamar was 25th in the prelims of the 1,500-Meters and has a 4.0 GPA in exercise and sports science, and Rackers competed in the 5,000-Meter prelims and has earned a 3.96 GPA in mechanical engineering.
Huddleston maintains a 3.89 GPA in exercise and sports science and competed in the 3,000-Meter Steeplechase at the preliminary's, while Schuster owns a 3.49 GPA in biology/pre-med and raced in the prelims of the 400-meter dash.
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