Williams of Shaw Women's Track & Field Garners USTFCCCA All-Academic Honor

by Bears Sports Information Department 

New Orleans LA, – Destinee Williams (Leesburg, FL) of the Shaw University women’s outdoor track and field team was named to the NCAA Division II All-Academic track and field team for the 2016-17 season by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Friday, July 28.

Williams was one of 471 total women who earned the USTFCCCA All-Academic honor. To qualify for USTFCCCA All-Academic honors, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative GPA of 3.25 and have reached a provisional or automatic qualifying standard for the NCAA Championships in either the indoor or outdoor seasons.

Several institutions tied with 13 honorees. There were 22 women who earned cumulative GPAs of 4.0 or better.

For the most up-to-date information on Shaw women’s outdoor track & field and its 13 varsity sport teams, please visit www.shawbears.com.