Schmidt named to USTFCCA All-Academic Team

Fargo – Former Stanley Blue Jay standout Austin Schmidt was named to the USTFCCA (U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association) All-Academic Team.

To qualify for the award, Schmidt had to carry a minimum of a 3.25 GPA and participate at the NCAA Division 1 Track and Field Championships. Schmidt finished with a 3.90 GPA to easily surpass that mark.

Schmidt was recently the subject of the article “JavelinTown USA“.

Four other Bison Track athletes joined Schmidt on the All-Academic Team (Ryan Enerson, Matti Mortimore, Alex Renner and Steffan Stroh).

Austin Schmidt 2016 NCAA Prelims Javelin
Austin Schmidt competing in the javelin (Photo courtesy of North Dakota State Athletics)

The Bison Men’s Track team has won 8 straight Summit League Outdoor Titles.

*Ian Grande is the Editor of the Stanley Gazette. If you have any comments or concerns please email

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