Two Cal State Stanislaus track and field student-athletes were named to the USTFCCCA Division II All-Academic Track and Field team last week.
Thrower Jasimen Bailey and pole vaulter Rosemary Fiekert were among the 250 student-athletes representing 73 Division II colleges and universities made up the 2009 All-Academic team.
Both Bailey and Feikert were 2009 All-Americans in outdoor track. Bailey finished seventh in discus throw and Feikert placed seventh in pole vault.
Four student-athletes who attained five individual national titles both indoors and outdoors in 2009 have added to their collection of hardware as the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Women’s 2009 Division II Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field Scholar Athletes of the Year.
Those four athletes are Indoor Track Scholar Athlete Jessica Pixler (Seattle Pacific), Outdoor Track Scholar Athlete Ashley Puga (Northwest Nazarene), Outdoor Field Scholar Athlete Linda Rainwater (UC San Diego), and Indoor Field Scholar Athlete Jenna Schmidt (Central Missouri).
The USTFCCCA honors Division II individuals for their academic and athletic achievements during the indoor and outdoor track and field season.
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 the NCAA Division II Indoor or Outdoor automatic or provisional qualifying standard in their respective event.
For a complete list, see ustfccca.org.