Three Senior Tartans Earn All-Academic Honor from USTFCCCA

Three Senior Tartans Earn All-Academic Honor from USTFCCCA

(NEW ORLEANS, La.) – Three senior members of the Carnegie Mellon University women's cross country team were named to the All-Academic team by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Rekha Schnepf (McLean, Va./Thomas Jefferson HS for Sci. & Tech), Haley Bryant (Colorado Springs, Colo./Palmer) and Kira Ragazzo (Frederick, Md./Urbana) were the three Tartans recognized.  It marks the second time Schnepf and Bryant received the honor.

Schnepf, a material science major, carries a 3.70 cumulative GPA and was one of 25 out of 352 women honored that earned a 4.0 in the fall semester. Bryant is a human and computer interaction and professional writing major with a 3.56 GPA as Ragazzo boasts a 3.57 in chemical engineering.

The team earned honors after posting a 3.34 cumulative average and has been honored since the USTFCCCA began the All-Academic program.

The USTFCCCA All-Academic award honors those student-athletes who have succeeded both academically and athletically. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must carry a minimum 3.3 cumulative grade point average and must have finished among the top 25 percent of the field at their respective NCAA regional meet.