Eleni Kafourou, Megan Olivetti Garner USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

BOISE, Idaho - The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced Thursday that it named two Bronco, seniors Eleni Kafourou and Megan Olivetti, to the 2010 USTFCCCA Division I All-Academic Track and Field Team. The Bronco joined 16 additional student-athletes from the Western Athletic Conference to earn the honor.

Kafourou was an NCAA Division I Outdoor Preliminary Round qualifier in both the long jump and triple jump, placing 21st and 14th, respectively, while Olivetti was a preliminary round qualifier in the 100-meter hurdles.

Ten women and eight men from the WAC were named to the team with Idaho leading the way with nine honors. Utah State garnered five accolades, Boise State was represented with two, and Fresno State and Hawai'i each boasted one award.

To qualify for the honor, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 and have met either the NCAA Division I Indoor automatic or provisional qualifying standard or participated in the NCAA Division I Outdoor Championships (including preliminary rounds) in their respective event.

2010 USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team (WAC Athletes Only)
(* indicates reported 4.0 or greater cumulative GPA)
Eleni Kafourou, Boise State
Megan Olivetti, Boise State

J'Quyra Moncur-Blue, Fresno State
Samantha Balentine, Hawai'i
Kristina Dahlgren, Idaho
Paul Dittmer, Idaho
Christie Gordon, Idaho
Ulrike Hartz, Idaho
Jeremy Klas, Idaho
Allix Lee-Painter, Idaho
Eugenio Mannucci, Idaho
Gabby Midles, Idaho
James Rogan, Idaho
Daniel Howell, Utah State
Matt Maughan, Utah State
Clint Silcock, Utah State
*Erin Stratton, Utah State
Steve Strickland, Utah State


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