NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana - The Wilmington College women'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 3.29 cumulative grade-point average (GPA) on a 4.0 scale, continuing the long-standing tradition of academic excellence within the program.
Two individuals - Emma Burke and Milena Wahl - were both named All-Academic Athletes. To qualify, individuals need to carry a 3.30 or higher cumulative GPA. Burke, an exercise science major, and Wahl, an education and Spanish double major, both competed at the Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) Championships. Burke, who was also an All-Great Lakes Region honoree, earned All-OAC honors with a runner-up finish in the 400-meter hurdles while also placing seventh in the 100-meter hurdles. Wahl ran in the 1,500-meter run.