Track and Field Teams Earn Academic Awards
NEW ORLEANS - The Michigan Tech men’s and women’s
track and field teams recently received four honors from the U.S.
Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
Senior Molly Wiltzius earned all-academic honors for the Huskies. The Kingsford, Mich. native threw a school record and provisional mark of 146-11 in the discus and graduated with a 3.48 GPA in pharmaceutical chemistry.
Junior Dylan Anderson also earned all-academic honors. The Caledonia, Mich., native finished ninth in the 800-meter run at the NCAA Div. II Outdoor Track and Field National Championships and carries a 3.36 GPA in civil engineering.
To earn the award, an athlete must have a 3.25 GPA and earned a provisional qualifying mark.
Both teams earned all-academic team honors. The women’s posted a team GPA of 3.42 and the men had a 3.26 GPA. Overall the GLIAC had 10 women’s teams and seven men’s teams earn the award.