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NEW ORLEANS – The UTEP men’s and women’s track and field programs were honored to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross-Country Coaches Association All-Academic Teams on Thursday.
The Miners were recognized by the USTFCCCA for their achievements in the classroom, as the men’s program posted a 3.03 grade point average (GPA) and the women’s registered a 3.16 GPA.
The cumulative GPA for all student-athletes on the institution’s NCAA Squad List for Indoor and/or Outdoor Track and Field must be 3.0 or higher.
Chantoba Bright was also recognized by the USTFCCCA for her achievement in the classroom.
Bright, a multidisciplinary studies major, posted a cumulative 3.33 GPA.