Track & Field Lands Three On C-USA All-Academic Team
Lynch, Coleman, Lopez-Ibarra First-Time C-USA All-Academic Selections
IRVING – Three members of the North Texas track & field team were selected to the InTouch Credit Union All-Academic team, announced by the league office on Wednesday.
Twelve male and 13 female student-athletes make up the squads with Rice having the most honorees (six).
Senior James Coleman, sophomore Susannah Lynch and classmate Javier Lopez-Ibarra were all first-time honorees on the 2017 InTouch Credit Union Conference USA All-Academic team.
Coleman, a native of Melbourne, Australia, had a 3.73 GPA in psychology and finished third at the C-USA Outdoor Championships in the 3000-meter steeplechase. Coleman broke the school record in the steeplechase with a time of 8:54.04, which also qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary round.
Lynch, from Wellington, New Zealand, had a perfect 4.00 GPA in psychology and finished sixth at the C-USA Outdoor Championships in the 1500-meter run. Lynch broke the school record in the 5000-meter run earlier in the outdoor season at the Bryan Clay Invitational with a time of 16:56.46.
Lopez-Ibarra, a native of Mexico City, Mexico, had a 3.66 GPA in business and finished fourth at the C-USA Outdoor Championships in javelin. Lopez-Ibarra qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary round after taking first at the Bobcat Classic with a career-best throw of 63.15 meters on April 29.
Six members of the North Texas track & field team will be competing at the 2017 NCAA West Preliminary round on May 25-27 hosted by the University of Texas at Myers Stadium in Austin.
2017 InTouch Credit Union Conference USA Women's Track & Field All-Academic Team
Kristen Williams, Jr. - Charlotte | 3.84 - Exercise Science
Clarissa Cutliff, So. - FIU | 3.65 - Psychology
Tiffanni Hernandez, Gr. - FIU | 3.95 – Marketing (Master’s)
Kacie Kaufman, So. – Louisiana Tech | 4.00 - Communication
Morgan Keesee, Jr. - Louisiana Tech | 4.00 - Kinesiology and Health Promotion
Agnes Abu, Sr. - Middle Tennessee | 3.720 – Community and Public Health
Janet Amponsah, Jr. - Middle Tennessee | 3.794 - Community and Public Health
Susannah Lynch, So. – North Texas | 4.00 - Psychology
Katie Jensen, Sr. - Rice | 3.73 – Chemical Engineering
Elsa Racasan, Jr. - Rice | 4.12 - Kinesiology
Ayane Rossano, Jr. - Rice | 3.95 – Kinesiology, Biochemistry and Cell Biology Minor
Dana Dillistone, Sr. – Southern Miss | 3.93 - Biochemistry
Gabriyella Torres, So. - UTSA | 4.00 – Pre-Business
2017 InTouch Credit Union Conference USA Men's Track & Field All-Academic Team
Tom Nobles, R-So. - Charlotte | 3.30 - Mechanical Engineering
Drake Heinz, R-So. – Louisiana Tech | 3.62 - Biology
Sampson Laari, Sr. – Middle Tennessee | 3.676 – Leisure, Sport and Tourism Studies
Phillip Smith, Sr. – Middle Tennessee | 3.468 - Finance
James Coleman, Sr. – North Texas | 3.734 - Psychology
Javier Lopez-Ibarra, So. - North Texas | 3.66 - Business
Charlie Card-Childers, Jr. - Rice | 3.71 – Cognitive Sciences & Psychology
Scott Filip, R-Jr. - Rice | 3.57 – Sport Management
Griffin Lee, Sr. - Rice | 3.63 – Kinesiology & Sport Management
Barrett Brock, Sr. - UTSA | 3.57 - Business
Victor Perez, Sr. - UTSA | 3.55 – Electrical Engineering
Maor Seged, So. - WKU | 3.51 – Electrical Engineering