TULSA, Okla.-A trio of national qualifiers from ORU have been named to the all-academic team by the USTFCCCA, it was announced today. On the men's side, national champion Jack Whitt earned the honor, while Camila Pirelli and Kristen Radcliff represented the women's team on the list.
In addition to Whitt's national championship, Pirelli qualified for the championship rounds in the javelin, finishing 20th overall. Radcliff finished 18th overall in the 3,000m steeplechase at the preliminary rounds.
All three hold the ORU records in their respective events.
To be eligible for the USTFCCCA award, 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).