Jarrod Stevens Named to the 2008 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Team
BOISE, Idaho The accolades continue to roll in for the Boise State track and field team as senior Jarrod Stevens was named to the third team of the 2008 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Men’s Cross Country/Track & Field Team, Monday.

Stevens, a finance major, was named to the third team after earning a GPA of 3.93. His academic success also earned him a spot on the first team of the ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District 2008 Men’s Track & Field/Cross Country Teams.

In addition to his success in the classroom, the Adelaide, Australia, native posted a distance of 213-8 (65.14m) in the hammer toss to finish third at the NCAA West Regional. After posting a top 10 finish at the regional, the junior earned a spot on the 2008 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Division I Outdoor Track and Field All-West Region Team.

To be eligible, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.20 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director. Since the program’s inception in 1952, CoSIDA has bestowed Academic All-America honors on more than 14,000 student-athletes in Divisions I, II, III and NAIA covering all NCAA championship sports.

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