Geist Named CoSIDA Academic All-American

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TUCSON, Ariz. – Senior thrower Jordan Geist added one other accolade to his already lengthy listing of collegiate accomplishments on Friday, as he was named a First Team CoSIDA Academic All-American for monitor and area.

Geist is the eighth males’s monitor and area athlete from Arizona to obtain the respect and the primary since Cody Dalton and Gustavs Kehris in 2019.

 

This previous season, Geist completed third within the shot put on the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships. And whereas he didn’t compete this out of doors season, his historical past within the sport definitely served him effectively, as he has been named the Pac-12 Men’s Field Athlete of the Year on two events (2019, 2021) and was the Pac-12 Championships Athlete of the Meet in 2018.

 

Arizona Men’s Track and Field CoSIDA Academic All-Americans

 















Year Name Sport Team
1997 Jon Pillow Men’s First
2003 Mike Mortensen Men’s Second
2008 Xuehan Xiong Men’s First
2009 Xuehan Xiong Men’s First
2012 Edgar Rivera-Morales Men’s Third
2013 Edgar Rivera-Morales Men’s First
2015 Aaron Castle Men’s Third
2017 Aaron Castle Men’s First
2019 Cody Dalton Men’s First
2019 Gustavs Kehris Men’s First
2022 Jordan Geist Men’s First

Nomination Criteria

  • To be nominated, a student-athlete have to be a starter or vital reserve with at the very least a 3.30 cumulative grade level common (on a 4.0 scale) at his/her present establishment. The cumulative grade-point common might NOT be rounded as much as 3.30.
  • Nominated athletes will need to have participated in at the very least 50 % of the crew’s video games on the place listed on the nomination kind (the place relevant). In monitor and area / cross nation, a student-athlete shouldn’t be required to compete in all three sports activities in an effort to be nominated. To be eligible, nominees should take part in 50 % of the competitions that an establishment schedules in both cross nation, indoor monitor and area, or out of doors monitor and area. If an establishment schedules a number of competitions on the identical weekend (e.g., distance runners at one location, sprinters at a second location, area occasion athletes at a 3rd), then your complete weekend counts as one competitors for 50 % participation functions. 
  • No student-athlete is eligible till he/she has accomplished one full calendar 12 months at his/her present establishment and been on a school roster in that sport for 2 years.
  • Nominees in graduate college will need to have a cumulative GPA of three.30 or above each as an  undergrad and in grad college.

 
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