July 27, 2017
By Megan Golden
NOTRE DAME, Ind. -- The United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced on Thursday that the University of Notre Dame men’s and women’s track and field teams received All-Academic Team honors.
The men’s track and field squad earned a 3.422 GPA, while the women’s team finished the year with a 3.362 mark. A total of 360 teams received the honor, including 142 men’s teams and 218 women’s teams.
In order to be named a USTFCCCA All-Academic Team, a program must compete at the respective national championship meet and have at least a 3.00 cumulative team GPA.
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Megan Golden, athletics communications assistant director at the University of Notre Dame, has been part of the Fighting Irish athletics communications team since August of 2016. In her role, she coordinates all media efforts for the Notre Dame women's soccer and cross country/track and field programs. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Golden is a 2014 graduate of Saint Mary's College and former Irish women’s basketball manager. Prior to arriving at Notre Dame, she worked in public relations with the Cleveland Indians and Chicago White Sox.