Canes Named to ACC All-Academic Team

Canes Named to ACC All-Academic Team

CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Eight members of the Miami track and field program were named to the ACC All-Academic team as announced by the conference on Thursday.

Minimum academic requirements for selection to the All-ACC Academic Team are a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and a 3.0 cumulative average during one’s academic career. Athletic achievements during the most recent season are also considered in selecting the All-ACC Academic Team.

Kevin Arreaga, Xavier Coakley and Isaiah Holmes, three graduate students earned the recognition for their work in the classroom. Arreaga boasts a 3.3 GPA while earning a Master’s in International Administration, Coakley owns a 3.58 GPA and Holmes a 3.87 GPA, both earning Master’s in Sport Administration.

Five women were also named to the All-Academic team with three graduate students leading the way. Michelle Atherely adds yet another accolade to her name while earning her Master’s degree in International Administration with a 3.5 GPA. Alfreda Steele also adds another award to her dominating season while registering a 3.81 GPA while earning a Master’s in Liberal Studies.

Zakiya Rashid rounds out Miami’s group of graduate students to make the All-Academic team with her 3.31 GPA while studying Exercise Physiology Strength and Conditioning.

Senior Debbie Ajagbe’s impressive 3.46 GPA in mechanical engineering and Moriah Oliveira’s 3.12 GPA in Broadcast Journalism closes out Miami’s honorees for the Canes.

The ACC Honor Roll, which recognizes all conference student-athletes with a grade point average of 3.0 for the current academic year, will be released in July.