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Track and Field Programs Earn National Academic Awards

Track and Field Programs Earn National Academic Awards

CORAL GABLES, Fla. –  Both the men and women’s track and field programs earned 2021 NCAA Division I USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honors.

Each program recorded a cumulative GPA above 3.0 to earn the team award with the men’s team boasting a 3.11 GPA and the women’s 3.221.

Six women and four men were also named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team, having earned a 3.25 GPA or higher and finished the season ranked in the top 48 in the East during the outdoor season.

Miami’s upperclassmen succeeded both on the track and in the classroom with six of the 10 honorees earning their Master’s degrees this year.

A list of the honorees and their majors are listed below:

Kevin Arreaga             Master’s International Business

Asa Burke                    Master’s Sport Administration

Xavier Coakley            Master’s Sport Administration

Isaiah Holmes             Master’s Sport Administration

Debbie Ajagbe            Mechanical Engineering

Michelle Atherley       Master’s International Business

Sierra Oliveira             Exercise Physiology

Zakiya Rashid              Master’s Exercise Physiology Strength & Conditioning

Alfreda Steele             Master’s in Liberal Studies

Taylor Wright              Exercise Physiology