Michigan Tech Track & Field Team Wins Academic Honors

By Jennifer Donovan | Published

Nathan Saliga runs the 400-meter dash.
Nathan Saliga runs the 400-meter dash.

The Michigan Technological University men’s and women’s track and field teams recently earned All-Academic Team honors from the US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).

The women’s team was one of seven GLIAC schools to earn the award. They posted a 3.44 cumulative grade point average. The men’s team finished with a 3.25 cumulative grade point average, one of three teams in the GLIAC to earn the honor.

To earn the award, a team must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Michigan Technological University is a public research university, home to more than 7,000 students from 60 countries. Founded in 1885, the University offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science and technology, engineering, forestry, business and economics, health professions, humanities, mathematics, and social sciences. Our campus in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway and is just a few miles from Lake Superior.