Leah Graybill Named to Academic All-District 2 ® Women’s T&F/XC Team

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 Leah Graybill  from Shippensburg University was named Thursday to the 2021-22 Division II Academic All-District 2 ® Track & Field/Cross Country Team, an award that recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performance in sport and in the classroom.

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About Leah

Graybill is an academic senior who is majoring in special education and early childhood education. She maintains a 3.99 cumulative grade-point average (GPA) through the completion of more than 90 credits.
Indoors, Graybill was a NCAA Indoor Championships qualifier in the 200 meters who broke the school record and the conference record (upon conversion) with a time of 24.73 seconds on the flat track at Bucknell that converts to 24.36 seconds for the NCAA Championships track. She earned U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Region classifications in the 60, 200 and 400 meters.
At the 2022 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Indoor Championships, Graybill won the PSAC title in the 400 meters and the 4×400-meter relay while finishing second in the 200 meters.
Outdoors, Graybill had a hand in four All-PSAC performances, including a new school record with the 4×100-meter relay that won the conference championship in 46.80 seconds and a third-place finish with the 4×400-meter relay. Individually, Graybill placed second in the 200 meters with a time of 24.61 seconds and third in the 400 meters with a time of 57.44 seconds.
For her career, Graybill is an eight-time All-Region and nine-time All-PSAC performer who holds the SU indoor track records in the 60 and 200 meters and the SU outdoor track records in the 100 and 200 meters and the 4×100-meter relay.

Academic All-District Team

The Academic All-District ® Team is selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). District 2 includes all schools from the PSAC, Mountain East Conference (MEC) and the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA).
Graybill is one of four Raider track & field/cross country athletes to earn All-District honors in 2021-22 along with Stephon Brown, Drew Dailey and Chayce Macknair. She is now among those eligible for consideration for the Academic All-America ® Team that will be announced June 21.

More Info

For more information about CoSIDA’s Academic All-District® and Academic All-America® Teams program, visit AcademicAllAmerica.com.




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