The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has announced that the Muskingum women's track & field team received All-Academic Team honors for the 2018-19 NCAA Division III Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field seasons.
The Muskies excelled in the classroom and ended the academic year with a team GPA of 3.22. To receive the distinction of All-Academic Team, a program must achieve a GPA of 3.0 or higher for the year. The Muskies were led by Director of Track & Field Operations Jake Gleason, Head Coach Ashley Shaffer, and assistant coaches Tim Fox and David Burke.
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) is a non-profit professional organization representing cross country and track & field coaches of all levels. The organization represents thousands of coaching members encompassing NCAA track & field programs (DI, DII, and DIII) and includes members representing the NAIA and NJCAA, as well as a number of state high school coaches associations. The USTFCCCA serves as an advocate for cross country and track & field coaches, providing a leadership structure to assist the needs of a diverse membership, serving as a lobbyist for coaches' interests, and working as a liaison between the various stakeholders in the sports of cross country and track & field.