Abalos, Mata Named Academic All-Conference for Men's Track and Field

Abalos, Mata Named Academic All-Conference for Men's Track and Field

HIGH POINT, N.C. -- Belmont Abbey's Alex Abalos and Carlos Mata Arellano have been named to the Conference Carolinas Academic All-Conference team for men's track and field, the league office announced today.

A total of 19 men were named to the team, which is comprised of junior and senior student-athletes who have maintained a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or higher on a 4.0 scale in all work completed at their member institution. The GPA is calculated based on the student-athlete's cumulative average through the previous semester and each student-athlete must have attended their member institution for at least one academic year.

The announcement comes in preparation of the Men's and Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championships, which will be hosted by Southern Wesleyan University beginning Friday.