Five Tech Runners Named To All-Academic Team

By  //  February 17, 2014

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Forgenie, Homeyer, McMaster, Schultz and Wren Earn Recognition

BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — Florida Tech runners Chelsea Forgenie, Inka Homeyer, Justin McMaster, Daniel Schultz and Jameson Wren were chosen United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic on Friday.

Florida Tech's latest USTFCCCA All-Academic honorees: Chelsea Forgenie, Inka Homeyer, Justin McMaster, Daniel Schultz and Jameson Wren (left to right, top to bottom). (Florida Tech image)

Florida Tech’s latest USTFCCCA All-Academic honorees: Chelsea Forgenie, Inka Homeyer, Justin McMaster, Daniel Schultz and Jameson Wren (left to right, top to bottom). (Florida Tech image)

The honor is the third for McMaster, second for Forgenie and first for Homeyer, Schultz and Wren.

Forgenie, a junior international business major, pulled a 3.41 cumulative GPA through the fall 2013 semester. Homeyer, a freshman pre-med major, posted a 3.69 GPA in her first semester at FIT.

To qualify for the all-academic award, student-athletes must have compiled a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or greater, completed at least 12 credit hours in the semester of cross country competition and placed in the top 50 percent at the most recent NCAA National Championship or in the top 30 percent at the NCAA Regional Championship.

McMaster, a junior aeronautical science with flight major, held a 3.62 cumulative GPA following the fall semester. Schultz, a freshman mechanical engineering major, was one of just 12 male student-athletes among 212 to score a perfect 4.0. Wren, a freshman chemical engineering major, earned a 3.58 in his first semester.

3.25 GPA OR HIGHER TO QUALIFY

To qualify for the all-academic award, student-athletes must have compiled a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or greater, completed at least 12 credit hours in the semester of cross country competition and placed in the top 50 percent at the most recent NCAA National Championship or in the top 30 percent at the NCAA Regional Championship.

Also, both the men’s and women’s cross country teams were named a USTFCCCA All-Academic Team for compiling a team cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and scoring in the NCAA Division II Regional Championship.


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