Aug. 8, 2011
KINGSTON, R.I. -- William Janes and Andrew Reigstad were among the 420 student-athletes representing 153 institutions across the country named to the 2011 United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) Division I Track & Field All-Academic team.
Reigstad, majoring in business at URI, captured the 2011 Atlantic 10 indoor heptathlon with a conference championship and school record of 4888 points. For his efforts, he was named to the All-Atlantic 10 First Team and to the A-10 All-Academic team. Outdoors, he was second at the A-10 Championship in the decathlon, compiling 6638 points.
Janes registered a runner-up finish in the hammer throw at the 2011 Atlantic 10 outdoor championship. The Newport, R.I. native also competed in the preliminary rounds of the hammer at the 2011 NCAA Division I Outdoor Track & Field championship. He is a kinesiology major at Rhode Island.
To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 and have met either of the following athletic standards: for the indoor season, a student-athlete must have finished the regular season ranked in the national top 96 in an individual event or ranked in the national top 48 (collective listing) in a relay event on the official NCAA POP list provided by TFRRS.org; for the outdoor season, a student-athlete must have participated in any round of the NCAA Division I Championships (including preliminary rounds).