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Women’s Track and Field Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Awards

(NEW ORLEANS, La.) - The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced the 2022 Division III All-Academic Track & Field Teams and Carnegie Mellon University was included on the list for the 26th consecutive year. A total of 150 women's teams earned the distinction as a result of a cumulative team GPA of 3.10 or better for the 2020-21 academic year.

The women's track and field team carried a cumulative team GPA of 3.43 for the academic year.

In addition to the team earning the award, seven individuals were honored: 

Junior Liz Barre (Ithaca, N.Y. / Taft) - Engineering
Junior Samantha Giordani (Pittsburgh, Pa./Ambridge) – Engineering
sophomore JoJo Huczko (Murrysville, Pa. / Franklin Regional) – International Relations and Politics
Senior Taylor Jacobs (Bozeman, Mont. / The Taft School) – Chemical Engineering
Sophomore Emily Lannen (Reston, Va. / South Lakes) – Chemical Engineering
Graduate student Kendra Noneman (Eagle, Idaho / Eagle) – Neural Computation
Senior Kristen Seballos (Cleveland, Ohio / Padua Franciscan) - Engineering

All seven individuals qualified for the award by achieving a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or better with either competing at the NCAA Championships or finishing the regular season ranked in the national top 50 in an individual event or top 35 in a relay event.