Kortenhof, Janusiak and both track teams honored for academic achievement

Lawrence track and field group picture
The Lawrence track and field teams were both honored for academic achievement.

APPLETON, Wis. -- Both Lawrence University track and field teams and men's track standouts Josh Janusiak and Joe Kortenhof have been honored by the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association for their work in the classroom.

Janusiak (South Milwaukee, Wis./South Milwaukee) and Kortenhof (Portland, Ore./Lincoln) both received All-Academic honors. Janusiak, a senior, has a 3.95 grade point average and graduated with degrees in philosophy and Spanish. An All-American in both cross country and track, Janusiak also was a first-team Google Cloud CoSIDA Academic All-American. Kortenhof, who is now in his senior year, is an anthropology major with a 3.87 grade point average.

Janusiak earned the award for three straight years, and this is the second consecutive award for Kortenhof.

To qualify for USTFCCCA All-Academic honors, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative GPA of 3.30 and must have competed in at the NCAA indoor or outdoor championships or finished the regular season ranked in the national top 50 in an individual event or in the top 35 in a relay event.

The Lawrence women collected the All-Academic Team Award for the third consecutive year with a 3.32 grade point average. The Lawrence men won the award for the second straight season after posting a 3.18 grade point average.

To be eligible for the award, a team must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.