Charles, Stallworth receive USTFCCCA Academic Honors
Charles, Stallworth receive USTFCCCA Academic Honors
Friday, July 26, 2019

NEW ORLEANS (July 26, 2019) – Junior Noah Charles (Johnson City, Tenn.) and sophomore Lindsey Stallworth (Knoxville, Tenn.) received U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) all-academic individual honors, as the committee announced its postseason awards earlier this week.

Charles, an elementary education major, has generated a cumulative grade point average of 3.55, while Stallworth, a nutrition major, has posted a GPA of 3.34. Overall, a total of 902 women earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors during the 2018-19 track & field seasons, while the men had 583 recipients.

To qualify for USTFCCCA All-Academic honors, 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).

Charles won the 3000m steeplechase at the 2019 Southern Conference Outdoor Championships with a time of  9:12.91. The Buccaneer junior represented the Blue and Gold in the steeplechase at the NCAA East Region Preliminaries after qualifying with a personal best mark of 8:57.60 – set at the Raleigh Relays back on March 29. The Johnson City native also won the steeplechase at the Charlotte 49er Classic on  March 15.

Stallworth also represented the Bucs at the NCAA East Preliminaries as she competed in the 5000m. The Knoxville native qualified with a time of 16:21.66, which came at the Raleigh Relays in March. During the indoor season, Stallworth captured three titles as she took first in the 3000m at the VMI Team Challenge (9:50.53) and at the ETSU Track & Field Invitational with a time of 9:56.90, while also claiming gold in the mile at the Gamecock Inaugural with a time  of 4:58.84.

Charles and Stallworth claimed the individual honor, while both the men’s and women’s track and field programs also received the team academic honor from the USTFCCCA.

For more information on Buccaneer men’s and women’s track and field, visit ETSUBucs.com.