Five Bobcats Named to Conference Carolinas Indoor Track & Field All-Academic Team

HIGH POINT, N.C. --- Five Lees-McRae Track & Field student-athletes have been tabbed to the Conference Carolinas Indoor Track & Field Academic All-Conference Team, the conference office announced.

The women’s team consists of 23 student-athletes while 26 males garnered the recognition.

The representatives must be a junior or a senior with a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale in all work completed at their member institution that have played in a conference sponsored sports. The GPA is calculated based on the student-athletes cumulative average through the previous semester and each student-athlete must have attended their member institution for at least one academic year.

Lees-McRae placed seniors Taryn Moorhead (Deer Park, Wash.), Heather Peterman (Buford, Ga.) and junior Meagan Thornton (Millville, N.J.) on the women’s team. Moorhead and Peterman are majoring in athletic training while Thornton is completing her studies in elementary education.

King placed 10 student-athletes on the squad while LMC, Limestone and North Greenville had a trio of representatives. Mount Olive and Barton had two apiece.

On the men’s side, senior Tyler Dunn (Jasper, Ga.) and junior Ryan Trask (Cobleskill, N.Y.) were tabbed to team. Dunn is finishing up a double major in biology and psychology while Trask is majoring in psychology.

King led all Conference Carolinas with six male representatives while Mount Olive, North Greenville and Limestone had four. Belmont Abbey had three while Barton placed two on the squad.

LMC opens its spring slate in Hickory, N.C. at the Power Sox Invitational this weekend.

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