Women's Track Quartet Named USTFCCCA All-Academic
Courtesy: ICGaels.com  
Release: Thursday 07/26/2012
NEW ORLEANS, LA - Four student-athletes from the Iona College women's track and field program were named to the 2012 USTFCCCA Division I All-Academic team. In addition, the team recognized as one of 171 institutions on the USTFCCA All-Academic Team list.

Graduate Heidi Gregson, graduate student Hollie Rowland, rising senior Marion Joly-Testault and rising sophomore Regina Neumeyer were recognized for both their academic and athletic performances during the 2011-12 indoor and outdoor track seasons.

A total of 676 student-athletes representing 171 institutions compose the group. To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 and have met either of the following athletic standards: for the indoor season, a student-athlete must have finished the regular season ranked in the national top 96 in an individual event or ranked in the national top 48 (collective listing) in a relay event on the official NCAA POP list provided by TFRRS.org; for the outdoor season, a student-athlete must have participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Championships (including preliminary rounds).

The Iona quartet was the lone Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference's representatives on the list.

As a team, the Gaels were one of 171 institutions to earn the distinction as a result of a cumulative team GPA of 3.00 or better. Iona's 3.46 GPA ranked 10th among the teams honored.


IONA Hynes Athletics Center



advertisement


Proud Sponsors
Censtar Energy
Pronto Pizza
Pepe Auto Group
Sheraton
Tasti D Lite
Coach USA
Smoke House
Country Bank
J.P.'s Seafood Restaurant
Avenue Deli
Hospital For Special Surgery
Shannon Beverages
Topside Lacrosse
Modells
Ivy Rehab
Beechmont