Tucson, Ariz. – The University of Arizona Wildcat men’s and women’s track and field teams each had multiple student-athletes named to the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation (MPSF) All-Academic team for the 2014 indoor season. It was announced on Friday. In order to make the list, the student-athlete must have a 3.00 GPA or better. The student-athlete must be at least a sophomore academically. The student-athlete must have competed in 50 percent or more of the institution’s competitions for that season.
On the men’s side, redshirt sophomore Harrison Ivie (combined events) represented Arizona, boasting a 3.915 GPA. Redshirt freshman Aaron Castle (3.808 GPA, throws), junior Sam Macaluso (3.522 GPA, distance), senior Lawi Lalang (3.435 GPA, distance) and junior Kenji Bierig (3.244 GPA, distance) also represented the Wildcats.
For the women’s side, senior Erin Menefee’s (distance) 3.971 GPA is the top GPA among the qualifying student-athletes from Arizona and third among all of the women’s MPSF All-Academic selections. Also representing the UA women’s team was junior Stephanie Bulder (3.963 GPA, distance), senior Alyssa Hasslen (3.819 GPA, throws), sophomore Kate Penney (3.740 GPA, distance), senior Tamara Pridgett (3.697 GPA, sprints), junior Clea Formaz (3.247, distance), junior Shakayla McEaddy (3.138 GPA, jumps), redshirt freshman Lizzie Smith (3.061 GPA, sprints) and senior Germe Poston (3.008 GPA, sprints).
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