CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Coye Still was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Men’s Track and Field Team/Cross Country teams as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Capital One and CoSIDA recognize the nation's top student-athletes annually for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.
Still, a junior from Harrisburg, N.C. is a first team selection with a cumulative grade point average of 4.00. Still is representing District 3 and is pursuing a degree in history.
Still has mounted a successful year for the 49ers and recently participated at the NCAA East Preliminary Championship in Greensboro, N.C. He competed in the long jump and finished 14th with a leap of 23’8.
He also was the long jump champion with a season-best leap of 24’02.5 at the Atlantic 10 Championships. Still led the league in the long jump after his performance at the A-10 Championships and ranked fourth in the conference in the high jump (6' 6.75). Additionally, his long jump mark (24’02.5) ranks fifth on the Charlotte all-time list.
First Team Academic All-District honorees will advance to the Capital One Academic All-America Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be announced on June 27.
To be eligible for this award, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.20 on a scale of 4.00. He/she must have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing at the institution and must have completed at least one full academic year at the institution. Sports information directors nominate eligible athletes from their schools who are named to district teams prior to being voted upon on the national level. CoSIDA has been selecting Academic All-America teams since 1952.