BUFFALO, NY - 11 members of the UB outdoor track and field team were named to the Academic All-MAC Team on Wednesday, as announced by the conference office. The Bulls included were among the 197 student-athletes who earned the academic honor.
To be nominated, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA and have participated in at least 50 percent of the contests for that particular sport. First-year students and junior college transfers in their first year of residence are not eligible for the award. Outstanding academic and athletic accomplishments from the current season only are considered. The Academic All-MAC team is voted on by the league's faculty athletic representatives.
Below are the 11 UB student-athletes who earned the Academic All-MAC honors.
Andrew Berge, Sophomore, 3.646, Accounting *
Barrett Kemp, Junior, 3.864, Biological Sciences *
John McCarthy, Sophomore, 4.00, Biology *
Austin Price, Senior, 3.625, Biomedical Sciences *
Corinne Birchard, Junior, 3.506, Biological Sciences *
Meagan Hopkins, Junior, 3.237, Chemistry & Environmental Engineering *
McKenzie Kuehlewind, Sophomore, 3.510, Biomedical Sciences *
Christine Lyttle, Junior, 3.934, Political Science *
Amy Shaw, Junior, 3.667, Graphic Design/Communications *
Jenn Thill, Junior, 3.518, Occupational Science *
Melinda Wheeler, Junior, 3.296, Exercise Science *
* Multiple Academic All-MAC recipient