TAMPA, Fla. (May 22, 2020) -- The Sun Conference announced it 2020 all-academic team on Thursday with four members of the Johnson & Wales (Fla.) track & field team recognized for their work in the classroom.
Junior Darius Campbell, sophomore Xavier Charles, junior Chelsea Lewis, and sophomore Mia Distant were among 55 student-athletes named to this year's all-academic team.
To be eligible, a student-athlete must have completed two semesters at their institution, and be at least a sophomore with a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Southeastern had a conference-best 15student-athletes achieve this honor.
2020 Sun Conference All-Academic Teams
Men's Track and Field
|Darius Campbell||Johnson & Wales (Fla.)|
|Xavier Charles||Johnson & Wales (Fla.)|
|Romario Atkinson||St. Thomas|
|Alejandro Garcia||St. Thomas|
|Jordon Murrell||Webber International|
Women's Track and Field
|Aberdeen Williams||Florida Memorial|
|Jaliyah Underwood||Florida Memorial|
|Mia Distant||Johnson & Wales (Fla.)|
|Chelsea Lewis||Johnson & Wales (Fla.)|
|Ballaion Cadet Joram||Keiser|
|Mariana Morante||St. Thomas|
|Andrea Peterson||St. Thomas|
|Dai'Ja Thompson||St. Thomas|
|Lisa Wallje||St. Thomas|
|Caylope Ortega||St. Thomas|
|Carolyn Galan||St. Thomas|
|Madison Mury Riley||USCB|
|Kendal Clark||Webber International|
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About JWU Athletics: JWU Athletics is home to more than 150 student-athletes in 11 different sports. Established in 1998, JWU Athletics is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and the Sun Conference. Athletic events are held the Wildcat Center and the Miami Shores Recreation Complex (9825 NE 7th Ave., Miami Shores, FL 33138)
About JWU: Founded in 1914, Johnson & Wales University is a private, nonprofit, accredited institution with approximately 13,000 graduate, undergraduate and online students at its four campuses in Providence, Rhode Island; North Miami, Florida; Denver, Colorado; and Charlotte, North Carolina. An innovative educational leader, the university offers degree programs in arts and sciences, business, culinary arts, design and engineering, education, health and wellness, hospitality, nutrition and physician assistant studies. Its unique model integrates arts and sciences and industry-focused education with work experience and leadership opportunities, inspiring students to achieve professional success and lifelong personal and intellectual growth. The university's impact is global, with alumni from 125 countries pursuing careers worldwide. For more information, visit jwu.edu.
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