Jacks Honored by USTFCCCA

South Dakota State’s men’s and women’s track and field teams were recognized as All-Academic teams and six Jackrabbits earned All-Academic individual honors as announced Thursday by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

For the team to qualify for the honor, they needed to exceed a cumulative grade point of average of 3.00. The men’s team earned a 3.353 GPA and the women’s team posted a 3.582 GPA. 

Individual honors were earned by ranking in the top 96 in a particular event during the indoor track and field season and having a minimum of 3.25 GPA.  

Those earning honors were:

Sam Coil- weight throw  (Business Economics)

Noah Huber shot put and weight throw  (Public Relations)

Tyson Jenkins– shot put (Counseling)

Sam Zenner*-200 meters  (Operations Managment) 

Addison Eisenbeisz– high jump (Architecture)

Oksana Covey*-800 meters  (Early Childhood Education)

This was the third All-Academic honor for Oksana Covey and the second for Sam Zenner.


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