Six Jayhawk Track And Field Athletes Named To 2010 Women's Division I All-Academic Track & Field Team

July 28, 2010


The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Assocation (USTFCCCA) announced the women’s 2010 Division I All-Academic Track & Field team Wednesday, with six athletes from the University of Kansas finding their name on the list. A record total of 551 student-athletes representing 150 institutions compose the group.

Senior Lauren Bonds, junior Amanda Miller, sophomores Julia Cummings and Rebeka Stowe and freshmen Heather Bergmann and Allie Marquis were each named to the team as the Big 12 Conference ranked second among the leagues with 64 total All-Academic nods.

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 the NCAA Division I Indoor automatic or provisional qualifying standard or participated in the NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships (including preliminary rounds) in their respective event.

Bonds earned All-America honors during both the indoor and outdoor seasons in 2010. She was an indoor All-American as a member of the distance medley relay and and outdoor All-American in the 1,500 meters. Stowe joined Bonds on the KU distance medley relay team, snagging indoor All-America honors.

Miller, Cummings, Bergmann and Marquis each competed at the 2010 NCAA West Preliminary Meet in their respective events.