Written by Sarah Bergstrom, USC blog contributor
Sophomore Jaide Stepter (pictured) and senior Thea Weiss headline the list of 13 USC student-athletes named to the 2014 Pac-12 Track & Field All-Academic team. Stepter, a first-team selection for the first time, is the 2014 Pac-12 400m hurdles champion and boasts a 3.86 GPA. Weiss is a first-teamer for the third consecutive season with a cumulative GPA of 3.95 in a double major of Neuroscience and English. The senior ranks sixth all-time in pole vault with a clearance of 12-4.50.
The Trojans had one selection to the All-Academic Second Team in senior high jumper Doug Bogie. An impressive ten Trojans made the Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention list including: Errin Baynes, Charity Bruce, Alexandra Collatz, Lauren Grego, Felicia Horvath, BeeJay Lee, Ashley Liverpool, Will Robinson, Kira Soderstrom and Jenna Tong.