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Track & Field Lands 12 on Academic All-MAC List for Outdoor Season

Courtesy: WMU
Release: 06/01/2016
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CLEVELAND -- The Western Michigan track and field team placed 12 student-athletes on the Academic All-Mid-American Conference Team as released by the conference office on Wednesday morning.

Davonne Bolden (3.23, interdisciplinary health services), Hanne Christensen (3.54, English), Kara Craig (3.72, advertising & promotion), Savannah Dugan (3.92, occupational therapy), Regan Engstrom (3.36, nursing), Raychel Figurski (3.84 secondary education: mathematics), Alex Ferguson (3.36, exercise science), Artia Gunn (3.28, public relations), Keyera Lige (3.26 advertising & promotion) Amy Littlefield (3.26, social work), Daya Wagh (3.22, exercise science) and Allison Wilson (3.39, elementary education) all succeeded on and off the track or field during the outdoor season.

The Academic All-MAC honor is for a student-athlete who has excelled in athletics and academics. To qualify, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA and have participated in at least 50 percent of the contests for that particular sport.

As sophomores Bolden, Christensen, Dugan and Wilson all earned the honors outdoors for the first time in their careers, but Bolden, Christensen and Dugan were honored during the indoor season. Craig, Engstrom, Figurski, Ferguson, Gunn, Lige, Littlefield and Wagh have all earned Academic All-MAC several times during their careers.

WESTERN MICHIGAN OUTDOOR TRACK & FIELD ACADEMIC ALL-MAC HONORS
Davonne Bolden, Sophomore, 3.23, Interdisciplinary Health Services
Hanne Christensen, Sophomore, 3.54, English
Kara Craig, Junior, 3.72, Advertising & Promotion
Savannah Dugan, Sophomore, 3.92, Occupational Therapy
Reagan Engstrom, Senior, 3.36, Nursing
Raychel Figurski, Senior, 3.84, Secondary Education; Mathematics
Alex Ferguson, Senior, 3.36, Exercise Science
Artia Gunn, Senior, 3.28, Public Relations
Keyera Lige, Junior, 3.26, Advertising and Promotion
Amy Littlefield, Junior, 3.26, Social Work
Daya Wagh, Junior, 3.22, Exercise Science
Allison Wilson, Sophomore, 3.39, Elementary Education

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