NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - The Wilmington College men's track & field team as well as two individuals on said team earned All-Academic honors from the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
The Fightin' Quakers were named an All-Academic Team for carrying a 3.25 cumulative grade-point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale, continuing the long-standing tradition of academic excellence within the program.
Two individuals - Simon Heys and Blake Jamison - were both named All-Academic Athletes. To qualify, individuals need to carry a 3.30 or higher cumulative GPA. Heys, a national qualifier in the 10,000-meter run, garnered All-Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) recognition in the 5,000-meter run while Jamison garnered a duo of All-OAC honors in the discus and shot put.