Women’s track team earns national All-Academic honors
Kathryn Moore ’07
Ashley Wentworth ’06
The Bates College women’s track and field team won honors as a 2006 Division III USTFCCCA Women’s All-Academic Team, the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced July 19. Additionally, two team members, Ashley Wentworth ’06 and Kathryn Moore ’07, were named to the 2006 Division III USTFCCCA Women’s All-Academic Track and Field Team.
Fifty Division III women’s teams had cumulative grade point averages of 3.0 or higher. Bates’ team GPA was 3.40.
To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, athletes needed to balance a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 with an NCAA qualifying standard in their event.
Wentworth (North Andover, Mass.) graduated summa cum laude in May, with a degree in sociology. She earned the Milton L. Lindholm Scholar-Athlete Award, awarded to the senior male and female athletes with the highest academic average, as well as the Drake R. Bradley Award for excellence in undergraduate research. Wentworth qualified provisionally to compete at the 2006 NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in the 800 meters. She is attending medical school at the University at Buffalo.
Moore (Pelham, N.H.) finished eighth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in May, earning All-America status. She is a biology major.