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Image: Women's track pulls in USTFCCCA academic honors

Women's track pulls in USTFCCCA academic honors

The Augustana women's track & field team, as well as five individuals, were honored for scholastic prowess by the United States Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association, it was announced the today. The Vikings were one of 148 teams in NCAA Division III that were named All-Academic teams after compiling a cumulative grade point average of 3.34 for the 2012-13 school year.

Image: 2013 WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD OUTDOOR REVIEW

2013 WOMEN'S TRACK & FIELD OUTDOOR REVIEW

The 2013 Augustana outdoor track season was highlighted by a CCIW Track Athlete of the Meet performance from senior Sarahbeth Jones and an All-America effort from junior Kierra Smith at the NCAA Division III Championships. Both were double champions at the CCIW meet and joined sophomore Jessica Bacon and junior Taelar Hillyer in qualifying for nationals.

Image: Jones, Smith & Bacon share MVP award

Jones, Smith & Bacon share MVP award

Senior Sarahbeth Jones, junior Kierra Smith and sophomore Jessica Bacon have been selected as Most Valuable Performers for Coach Fred Whiteside's Augustana track & field program for 2013. All three qualified for this year's NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships in La Crosse, Wisconsin.

Image: Smith & Jones grab Academic All-District honors

Smith & Jones grab Academic All-District honors

A pair of standout athletes on the Augustana women's track & field team were named to the Capital One Academic All-District Team it was announced today. Senior distance runner Sarahbeth Jones and junior hurdler Kierra Smith were both named to the first team in District Seven (Illinois, Indiana & Ohio) and will now be advanced to the national ballot for Academic All-American consideration by the College Sports Information Directors of America.

Image: Kierra Smith All-American in 400 hurdles

Kierra Smith All-American in 400 hurdles

Junior Kierra Smith moved up two places from her preliminary round and earned All-American honors in the 400 hurdles at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday, May 25 in LaCrosse, Wisconsin. Smith, who grabbed the ninth (and final qualifying) spot on Thursday, finished seventh with a time of 1:01.63.

 

Scores

3.23.2013
Augustana vs. Augustana Viking Olympics
1st of 10

3.1.2013
Augustana vs. Carthage NCAA Qualifier
Beauchamp school record in weight throw

2.23.2013
Augustana vs. CCIW Championships Day 2
5th of 8

2.22.2013
Augustana vs. CCIW Championships Day 1
4th of 8

2.14.2013
Augustana vs. Augustana Valentine's Day Invite
1st of 4

2.9.2013
Augustana vs. Grinnell Converse International
3rd of 10

2.2.2013
Augustana vs. Warhawk Invitational
5th of 8

1.26.2013
Augustana vs. Olivet Nazarene Invitational
3rd of 8

1.19.2013
Augustana vs. Midwest Invite
7 event winners

1.12.2013
Augustana vs. Dubuque Open
1st of 5