Aug. 6, 2014
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Three members of the Ohio State women’s track and field team were named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic team for the 2014 season.
Thomas, an education major with a 3.77 GPA, was a First Team All-Big Ten selection and All-Great Lakes regional honoree in cross country for the Buckeyes. She is a two-time Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and three-time Academic All-Big Ten.
Borchers, the 2014 Big Ten outdoor champion in the 800-meter run and the first-ever First Team All-American in cross country for the Buckeyes, ended the year with a 3.65 GPA in Exercise Science. Academically, Borchers was a Big Ten Distinguished Scholar and Capital One Academic All-District selection in 2014.
In her first season with the Buckeyes, Slaughter was the 2014 Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner and an OSU Scholar Athlete with a 3.33 GPA. She ran as a member of the Buckeyes’ school indoor record-breaking 4×400-meter relay team at the Big Ten indoor championships (3:37.44).
Ohio State was also recognized as a USTFCCCA All-Academic team with a cumulative 3.20 team GPA.