(AUSTIN, Texas) – Juniors Kaitlyn Barber and Sarah Berger have repeated their honors as CoSIDA Academic All-Americans for Division II Track & Field/Cross Country for the 2016-17 season. Both star athletes were named to the Second Team this season, the second time Berger has earned such honors while Barber was a Third Team selection a year ago.
Kaitlyn Barber, a native of Toledo, Ohio, holds a 3.96 G.P.A. in pre-physical therapy (biology) and is a three-time All-American in the pole vault. She recently placed fourth in the pole vault at the outdoor national championships with a height of 4.03 meters, or 13 feet 2 ½ inches, a new personal best.
Together, both helped Walsh finish ninth at the indoor national championships and 20th at the outdoor national championships.