July 7, 2009

W&L Track & Field Athlete Honored by USTFCCCA

The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) recently announced its 2009 Division III Women's All-Academic Team and recent W&L graduate Elizabeth Webb (Middleburg, Va./Wakefield) was among those honored.

Webb, who also earned CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America honors, garnered numerous All-ODAC citations in her four seasons, including being named the ODAC Outdoor Athlete of the Meet as a junior and the ODAC Indoor and Outdoor Athlete of the Meet as a senior. She also received the ODAC/Farm Bureau Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award for both the indoor and outdoor seasons her final two years.

Webb was also a two-time All-ODAC and all-region honoree in cross country. She qualified for the 2007 NCAA Championship event and helped lead the Generals to four-straight ODAC titles. Webb graduated holding five school records and was the recipient of a prestigious NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, as well as a Fulbright Scholarship.

To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, a student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 and have met the NCAA Division III indoor or outdoor automatic or provisional qualifying standard in their respective event.

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