June 22, 2005
Tallahassee, Fla. - Redshirt sophomore Garrett Johnson (Tampa, Fla./Tampa Baptist Academy) and true sophomore Tom Lancashire (Bolton, England/Turton) of the Florida State men's track and field team were named to the 2005 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American Men's University Division Track and Field/Cross Country second team, announced Tuesday, June 21, 2005.
Johnson, who earned All-American honors in the shot put during the indoor and outdoor seasons, graduated in three years this past April with a degree in Political Science and a 3.82 GPA. With two seasons of eligibility remaining, the two-time NCAA East Region Champion and first-time Academic All-America selection will start graduate school in the fall.
Lancashire, an indoor and outdoor All-American, has a 3.74 GPA in Physics. The 2005 ACC Performer of the Year was named to the second-team for the first time in his career.
In order to be eligible for Academic All-America honors, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), must be a starter or an important reserve and be in at least their second season of athletic and academic eligibility at their current school.2004-05 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America® Men's Track & Field/Cross Country Teams (University Division) as selected by CoSIDA FIRST TEAM NAME SCHOOL YR HOMETOWN GPA/MAJOR Andrew Aakre North Dakota St. Sr. Stephen, Minn. 3.72, Civil Engineering Ryan Bender Duquesne Sr. Indiana, Pa. 3.87, Pharmacy Nathan Brown Wisconsin Jr. Madison, Wisc. 3.985 Biochemistry Adam Davis Rice Sr. Spring, Texas 3.96, Economics Ty Denby Virginia Military Sr. Scottsville, Va. 4.00, Chemistry Jared Essler North Dakota St. Sr. Minot, N.D. 3.83, Social Science & PE Steve Holland Long Beach State Jr. Whittier, Calif. 3.96, Business Dirk Homewood Northern Iowa Sr. Cedar Falls, Iowa 3.77 Math Education Andrew Maloney Saint Francis (PA) Sr. Toronto, Ont. 3.96, Management Todd Mobley Notre Dame Sr. Bloomfield, Mich. 3.854, Business (MBA) Jonathan Severy Colorado Sr. Aspen, Colo. 3.756, Philosophy Andrew Sherman Butler Gr. Swindon, England 4.00, Education Marc Steckler North Dakota St. Sr. Fargo, N.D. 3.99, Mechanical Engineering John Tumbleston Elon Jr. Boone, N.C. 3.99, Physics/Science Edu. Jaanus Uudmae Arkansas Sr. Tallin, Estonia 4.00, Computer Science
SECOND TEAM NAME SCHOOL YR HOMETOWN GPA/MAJOR John Albert Minnesota Jr. Bloomington, Minn. 3.818, Business Michael Breshears SW Missouri St. So. Excelsior Springs, Mo. 4.00, Admin. Management Sean Furey Dartmouth Sr. Methuen, Mass. 3.67, Engineering John Henderson North Carolina St. Jr. Hendersonville, N.C. 4.00, Math Education Aaron Hill Northeastern Jr. Ben Wheeler, Texas 3.969, Electrical Engineering Garrett Johnson Florida State So. Tampa, Fla. 3.82, Political Science Jonathan Kornonen Massachusetts Sr. Gardner, Mass. 3.941, Communications Thomas Lancashire Florida State So. Bolton, England 3.89, Exercise Science Brad Lowery South Dakota St. Sr. Pierre, S.D. 3.744, Physics Brian MacPhee Virginia Tech Sr. Golden Lake, Ont. 4.00, Physical Education Michael Nicks Colorado State Sr. Colorado Springs, Colo. 3.787, Business Administration Chad Sanada Southern Utah Jr. Reno, Nev. 3.946, Chemistry Gabriel Wallin Boise State Sr. Sodertalie, Sweden 3.87, Economics Brent Wilberts Drake Gr. Shoreview, Minn. 3.64, Accounting/Mngment Andy Young Oregon Jr. Newberg, Ore. 3.81, Human Physiology Steve Zieminski Florida Gr. Sarasota, Fla. 3.70, Accounting
THIRD TEAM NAME SCHOOL YR HOMETOWN GPA/MAJOR Jess Baumgarnter Southern Utah So. Cedar City, Utah 3.916, Chemistry Aaron Castro Texas-Pan American Jr. McAllen, Texas 3.975, Business Joe Detmer Wisconsin Jr. Lodi, Wisc. 3.604, Computer Engineering Nathan Egger Michigan State Sr. Mason, Minn. 3.96, Finance Ryan French Iowa State Sr. Marion, Iowa 3.94, Economics Matt Gund Arkansas Jr. Idaho Falls, Idaho 3.83, International Relations Andrew Heath Auburn Jr. Marietta, Ga. 3.76, Civil Engineering Ian Mayne UT-Chattanooga Sr. Pickering, Ohio 3.81, Pre-Medicine Will Merchad UC Davis Sr. Davis, Calif. 3.90, Managerial Economics Lucas Meyer Yale Sr. Ridgefield, Conn. 3.38, Comparative Literature David Mitchell Miami, OH Sr. Woodridge, Ill. 3.78, English Literature Sean O'Donnell Notre Dame Sr. Kansas City, Mo. 3.854, Engineering Aldwyn Sappleton Oklahoma Gr. Clarendon, Jamaica 3.33, MBA (Grad.) Matt Scherer Oregon Jr. Sumner, Ill. 3.63, Business Administration Ryan Sheehan Saint Francis (PA) Sr. Pittsburgh, Pa. 3.44, Biology
ESPN the Magazine Academic All-America Team Member of the Year: Marc Steckler, North Dakota State