Shaver, Hopkins Named All-Academic
Two members of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs' men's track team were named to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's all-academic teams, the conference announced Wednesday. Jason Shaver was named second-team all-academic while Brien Hopkins was named to the all-academic honor roll.
Shaver, a Sports Conditioning and Training major, has maintained a 3.77 GPA. Hopkins has a 3.43 GPA.
Shaver was eighth in the 200-meter dash at the RMAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships and was also a key member of both the Mountain Lions' 4 X 100 and 4 X 400 relay teams. Hopkins took fourth in the decathlon and fifth in the pole vault.
To qualify for Academic All-RMAC, student-athletes must have a GPA of 3.30 or better, be a starter or reserve, and completed two consecutive semesters or three quarters at their current institution. Graduate students must have earned a 3.30 in their undergrad and graduate classes. The listed GPA is what the student-athletes had earned prior to outdoor track & field season beginning. RMAC Sports Information Directors at schools that sponsor the sport of women's track & field selected First and Second Teams Academic All-RMAC.
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