The University of Colorado was well represented with 11 student-athletes named to the 2014 Pac-12 Conference Track & Field All-Academic teams.
Senior All-American Joe Bosshard highlighted Colorado’s roster as he was named to the Men’s Track & Field first team. Bosshard, who owns a 3.63 grade-point average and is tracking a Master’s in Accounting, recently wrapped up his collegiate career with a seventh place finish in the 10,000 meters at the NCAA Outdoor Championships.
Sophomore Morgan Pearson took home men’s second team honors. An Economics major with a 3.45 GPA, Pearson scored for the Buffaloes at the 2014 Pac-12 Championships by placing seventh in the 10K.
A pair of Buffaloes made the Women’s Track & Field second team. Junior Lindsy Mattson, who sports a 3.79 GPA in Economics, scored for the Buffs at the Pac-12 Championships on a pair of relay teams. Junior Bridget Sweeney, a Communication major with a 3.87 GPA, helped the Buffaloes to a ninth place finish in the Mountain-Pacific Sports Federation Indoor 4x400 relay in March.
Seven Buffaloes earned honorable mention to the Women’s Track & Field Team. They are: Courtney Bouchet (Soph., Distance), Kelsey English (Jr., Jumps), Emily Hunsucker (Sr., Throws), Shalaya Kipp (Sr., Distance), Abby Levene (Sr., Distance), Ewelina Pena (Soph., Distance) and Liz Tremblay (Sr., Distance).
To be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall GPA and be either are starter or significant contributor.