NEW ORLEANS – Both the Duquesne men’s and women’s track and field teams were recognized by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as 2021-22 All-Academic Teams, an annual honor given to programs who maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

Additionally, a trio of student-athletes – Isaac Elliott, Collin Ebling and Emily Brozeski – earned distinction as USTFCCCA All-Academic Athletes. 

For the complete men’s team list, click HERE; for the complete women’s team list, click HERE

For the complete men’s individual list, click HERE; for the complete women’s individual list, click HERE.

The All-Academic Athlete distinction is granted to student-athletes who meet the following criteria:

  1. Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.25
  2. Must have completed two semesters at nominating institution
  3. For indoor nominees, must have finished the season ranked in the Top 96 in any championship individual event, or in the Top 48 for any championship relay event. For outdoor nominees, must have participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field Championships or, for the multi-events, finished the season ranked in the Top 48 in either the East or the West.

Elliott, Ebling and Brozeski joined just over 800 athletes who were named All-Academic Athletes in NCAA Division I Track & Field. 

Only La Salle’s men’s team had a higher team GPA among A-10 counterparts than the 3.45 posted by Head Coach Jeff Gibson‘s Duquesne squad. The 3.57 GPA on the women’s side was fourth in the A-10 behind Saint Louis, Davidson and UMass.

Duquesne was one of nine Atlantic 10 institutions to have both its men’s and women’s teams recognized as USTFCCCA All-Academic Teams.


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Track & Field Teams Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Accolades

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