Colorado College's Gerken earns USTFCCCA honor

NEW ORLEANS, La. - Colorado College senior men's track & field student-athlete Max Gerken was honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as a Division III All-Academic team recipient.

Gerken was one of just 226 Division III men's track & field student-athletes who were named to the prestigious team.

To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 and have met either of the following athletic standards: a student-athlete must have competed in an NCAA Indoor or Outdoor Championship or finished the regular season ranked in the national top 35 in an individual event or ranked in the national top 25 (collective listing) in a relay event on the official NCAA POP list provided by

To view the entire 2012 USTFCCCA All-Academic men's track & field team, click here.