LEWISBURG, Pa. – The Bucknell men’s track and field team received All-Academic honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Association (USTFCCCA), announced on Friday. In addition, Luke Giugliano landed a spot on the organization’s individual All-Academic Team.
In order for a team to earn the honor, the squad must post an overall grade-point average of 3.0 or higher. Bucknell posted a 3.11 GPA during the spring semester and was one of three Patriot League schools to receive USTFCCCA All-Academic distinction.
For an individual to qualify for All-Academic accolades, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative GPA of 3.25 and participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Championships (including preliminary rounds).
Giugliano, a mechanical engineering major, continues to rack up academic honors. Giugliano is a two-time CoSIDA Academic All-American, a four-time Academic All-Patriot League selection, and a four-year Patriot League Academic Honor Roll member. Giugliano is a recipient of the Alvin F. Jackson Scholar-Athlete Award, presented to a senior athlete who through his/her actions has demonstrated outstanding academic and athletic achievement and future promise as Bucknell alumni.
A 2017 NCAA Regional qualifier, Giugliano graduated as a two-time All-East performer in the 5,000-meter and a Second Team All-Patriot League selection in the 10,000m.