SJU Track and Field Team Eight Johnnies Win Academic Honors from USTFCCCA

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COLLEGEVILLE, Minnesota – The Saint John’s University track and field team and eight student-athletes earned 2022 varsity honors from the US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches’ Association (USTFCCCA) on Wednesday, July 13.

The USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honor is the 14th straight for SJU, with a total of 87 Johnnies combined for a cumulative team GPA of 3.48. To qualify as a USTFCCCCA All-Academic Athletics team, all roster members must combine for a cumulative GPA of 3.1 or better.

To qualify for the USTFCCCCA All-Academic Athletics Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 and have met one of the following athletic standards: they must qualify for NCAA Division III indoor or outdoor championships. or finished the indoor or outdoor regular season ranked in the top 50 nationally in an individual event or ranked in the top 35 nationally (collective list) in a relay event on the official NCAA POP list provided by TFRRS.org.

The recognized Johnnies were (in alphabetical order, academic years are for 2021-22):

-Senior Seth Cattor (Marshall, Minn.), majoring in political science;
-Junior Brett Haye (Brainerd, Minn.), majoring in accounting;
-Senior Brady Labine (Detroit Lakes, Minn.), majoring in music;
-Senior Maguire Petersen (Hutchinson, Minnesota), majoring in biology (pre-chiropractic emphasis);
-Senior Shawn Schindler (Maple Grove, Minn.), a nursing major;
-Junior Joe Stauffer (Cambridge, Minn./Cambridge-Isanti), majoring in psychology;
-Senior Michael Wallace (Nassau, Bahamas/St. Anne’s), a communications major;
-Junior Lloyd Young (Bloomington, Minn./Kennedy), majoring in accounting.

SJU won its 13th MIAC outdoor team title, and first since 2011, on May 13-14 in Winona and tied for 26th at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championships held in Geneva, Ohio, thanks to All-America performances in The Hague in the javelin (fourth place) and Petersen in the decathlon (fifth place).

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