NEW ORLEANS – Three members of the Boise State women’s cross country team – Minttu Hukka, Allie Ostrander and Brenna Peloquin – were named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division I Women’s All-Academic Team .
In order for a student-athlete to qualify for the honor, they must have a cumulative grade-point-average of at least 3.25 and finished in the top-25 (or 10 percent) at regionals or as an All-American at the national meet.
All three Broncos have a perfect 4.0 cumulative GPA. Hukka, a sophomore from Finland, and Ostrander, a freshman from Kenai, Alaska, are both majoring in kinesiology. Peloquin, a freshman from Gig Harbor, Wash., is majoring in health science. The Broncos were three of 20 women on the list to have 4.0 GPAs.
The trio was also recently named to the Fall 2015 Academic All-Mountain West Team just last week.
As a team, both the men’s and women’s cross country teams were recognized as a USTFCCCA Division I All-Academic Team. To be eligible, each team has to possess a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.
The women’s team possesses a 3.25 GPA, and men have a 3.02 GPA.