Of its 57 academic all-WAC selections from its spring sports, Utah State had 23 student-athletes from women's outdoor track honored, along with 15 from men's outdoor track, six from softball, five from both men's tennis and women's tennis, and three from the men's golf team.
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Of its 45 academic all-WAC selections, Utah State had 18 student-athletes from women's indoor track honored and 15 from men's indoor track, along with five from both gymnastics and women's basketball, and two from men's basketball.
USU's men placed second as a team, while the women came in fourth.
Utah State Track & Field - Mark Faldmo Invitaional
Honors: Second-Team All-WAC Indoor: 5,000m (2013); Mountain West Scholar Athlete (2013 XC); Academic All-WAC/Mountain West (2012 XC, 2013 XC and T&F, 2014 XC and T&F).
2014 (XC): Placed 73rd at the NCAA Mountain Regionals... Finished 52nd at the MW Cross Country Championships... Earned academic all-MW honors.
2014 (Jr.): Finished 10th in the 1,500m at the Mt. SAC Relays... Placed 10th in the 5,000m at the Brutus Hamilton... Placed 11th in the 3,000m at the Jacksons Invite... Earned academic all-MW honors.
2013 (XC): Placed 49th at the MW Championships and 88th at the NCAA Mountain Regionals... Finished 21st at the Aggie Invitational... Earned academic all-MW honors and was a MW Scholar-Athlete.
2013 (So.): Tabbed second-team all-WAC after placing sixth in the 5,000m at the Indoor Championships... Finished 16th in the 3,000m at the WAC Indoor Championships... Placed 12th in the 1,500m at the Mark Faldmo Invitational...Took 26th in the 5,000m at the Brutus Hamilton Invitational... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
2012 (XC): Competed in five meets in 2012, including two top-30 finishes and a 40th-place finish at the WAC Championships... Earned academic all-WAC honors.
High School: Competed in cross country and track & field... Graduated in 2010.
Personal: Full name is Tom Benjamin Derr... Son of Tom and Rachel Derr... Major is environmental studies.
Personal bests include:
|NCAA XC Mountain Regionals|
|MW XC Championships|
|WAC Indoor Championships|
|WAC XC Championships|
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