CHARLESTON, S.C. - Charleston Southern junior track & field athlete Caroline Edmondson was honored on the 2018-19 College Sports Information Directors of America Google Cloud Academic All-District 4 First Team, as announced by the CoSIDA board.
Edmondson boasts a 4.00 GPA while majoring in Kinesiology Clinical at CSU. The Dickson, Tenn. native receives the honors after being named the Big South Scholar Athlete of the Year in both indoor and outdoor track & field.
Edmondson won the Big South indoor pentathlon, took third in the indoor high jump, and helped the Bucs win the 4x400 relay at the conference championships. Come outdoor season, Edmondson ran the school's all-time third fastest 100m hurdles time of 14.05 and broke her PR (school's second fastest) in the 400m hurdles, crossing the line in 60.55. Additionally, she ran on both the 4x100 and 4x400 relay teams that each reached the podium at the conference championships.
About the CoSIDA Academic All-America® Program
The 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Men's and Women's Track & Field/Cross Country Teams, selected by CoSIDA, recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances on the field and in the classroom. The Google Cloud Academic All-America® program separately recognizes outstanding student-athletes in four divisions — NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III and NAIA.
First-team Academic All-District® honorees advance to the Google Cloud Academic All-America® ballot. First-, second- and third-team (if applicable) Academic All-America® honorees will be announced in June.
The Google Cloud Academic All-District® teams include the student-athletes listed in links provided above and are divided into geographic districts across the United States and Canada.
The Division II and III Google Cloud Academic All-America® programs are partially financially supported by the NCAA Division II and III national governance structures to assist CoSIDA with handling the awards fulfillment aspects for the 2018-19 Divisions II and III Academic All-America® programs. The NAIA Google Cloud Academic All-America® program is partially financially supported through the NAIA national office.
Google Cloud Academic All-America® teams will be announced as following: June 24 (NAIA), June 25 (NCAA Division III), June 26 (NCAA Division II) and June 27 (NCAA Division I).