Track & Field Team and Five Individuals Honored by USTFCCCA
The Broncos finished the 2012 season with a team GPA of 3.17 to once again earn honors from the USTFCCCA. WMU broke its program record for most student-athletes on the USTFCCCA's All-Academic status list, breaking the record of five they set last year.
For Allen it is her first time earning All-Academic. The sophomore jumper broke both the indoor and outdoor triple jump records this season. She finished third overall in the outdoor triple jump at the MAC Championship and was runner up at the Indoor MAC Championship. She holds a 3.25 GPA in political science.
This is the second straight year for Arnold to earn All-Academic status. The sophomore earned it last season and was also named Academic All-MAC for the outdoor season this year. She helped the 4x400 meter relay team to a MAC title and was named Second Team All-American for helping the team finish 14th overall at the NCAA Championship. Arnold holds a 3.32 GPA in criminal justice.
Campbell, who was also named Second Team All-American for her part with 4x400 team, earned All-Academic status for the third time in her career. Campbell finished just shy of being named meet MVP at the Outdoor MAC Championship after wining a MAC title with the 4x400 team, winning the 200 meter dash and scoring in the 100 meter hurdles and 400 meter dash. She holds a 3.64 GPA in nursing.
Hodge had a break out year that culminated with her being named Second Team All-MAC after finishing runner up in the 800 meter run at the Outdoor MAC Championship. This is the first time she has been award All-Academic status and holds a 3.48 GPA in psychology.
Hufnagel shined during her freshman year, breaking the school heptathlon record. She scored in the heptathlon and the javelin at the Outdoor MAC Championship and also went on to compete in the USA Junior National Championship in the heptathlon. Hufnagel holds a 3.75 GPA in business.
Whitley scored at both the indoor and outdoor MAC Championships this season and is earning All-Academic status for the second straight season. The junior holds a 3.55 GPA in special education.