Men's Track & Field

Latham, Norstrom Earn USTFCCA All-Academic Recognition

Latham, Norstrom Earn USTFCCA All-Academic Recognition

Seniors Tyler Latham and Alex Norstrom of the Central Connecticut men's track and field team were recognized by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) with All-Academic Individual awards it was announced. The pair added the honor to their team and individual accomplishments from the season.  

USTFCCCA All-Academic Individual Awards Release

Latham and Norstrom were among 624 men to earn USTFCCCA All-Academic honors. To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track & Field Team, the student athlete must have compiled a cumulative GPA of 3.25 and have met at least one of the following athletic standards:

  • For the indoor season, a student-athlete must have finished the regular season ranked in the national top 96 in an individual event or ranked in the national top 48 (collective listing) in a relay event on the official NCAA POP list provided by TFRRS.org.
  • For the outdoor season, a student-athlete must have participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Championships (including preliminary rounds).

Latham, an accounting major, was also named to the Northeast Conference Academic Honor Roll. He helped the Blue Devils win the league's indoor track & field team title this year and claim second during the outdoor season. Individually, Latham defended his NEC javelin title with a 62.06 meter throw to set a personal mark at the outdoor championships.

Norstrom, a journalism major, was also a member of the NEC Academic Honor Roll. He also competed in the 10,000 meter run at the NCAA East Preliminary after qualifying with a personal-record time of 29:57.96 at the Bison Outdoor Classic. Norstrom posted a third-place finish at the Northeast Conference Championships with a time of 31:18.84 and earned a second-place finish in the event at the IC4A/ECAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships with a time of 30:19.17.

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