The University of Colorado’s track and field team placed 19 student-athletes on the 2016 Mountain Pacific Sports Federation All-Academic teams. The women had 14 honorees and the men placed five on the team.
Sophomore Michaela Wenning, a chemical engineering major, led the women’s team with a 4.00 grade point average, while sophomore Kaitlyn Benner was second with a 3.93 GPA as a biological and chemical engineering major. The other women on the team are Maddie Alm, Eryn Blakely, Mackenzie Caldwell, Erin Clark, Kelsey English, Eileen Gehring, Sophie Hallam-Eames, Ana Holland, Lucy May, Rajon O’Quinn, Abrianna Torres and Carrie Verdon.
The men’s team was led by sophomore Paul Miller, who has a 3.68 GPA while majoring in neuroscience. Senior Morgan Pearson, an economics major, was second with a 3.45 GPA. CU’s other male honorees are Isaiah Kaiser, Garrett Losty and Connor Winter.
The CU men’s track team and field is ranked 17th in the latest USTFCCA Coaches Poll. The Buffs are one of five Pac-12 teams rated.