Landreth and Lincoln Named to Verizon Academic
BY ANDRES FOCIL
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Sophomore Josh Landreth and junior Daniel Lincoln were named to the Verizon Academic All-District Team.
Landreth, a native of Elk City, Okla., was named to the second team. This year he had three top-ten finishes in the 400-meter hurdles during the outdoor season and has maintained a 3.90 grade point average in horticultural science with an emphasis in turf management.
Landreth was also a 2000 All-American as a member of the distance medley relay team that finished third at the NCAA Indoor Championships.
Lincoln, a native of Fayetteville, Ark., received first team honors. He is a four-time Southeastern Conference Champion and an eight-time All-American. Two weeks ago he captured individual titles in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, 5,000-meter run and 10,000-meter run at the SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Earlier this year at the McDonnell Invitational he ran the fastest time by an American in the steeplechase. During the indoor season he finished fourth in the 5,000 meters and eighth in the 3,000 meters at the NCAA Championships.
Lincoln has maintained a 3.93 grade point average in the honors chemistry program with an emphasis in biochemistry and a minor in math. He graduated this semester and plans to pursue an additional degree at Arkansas, while finishing his athletic eligibility.
Ten Razorbacks, including Lincoln, will travel to Baton Rouge, La., for the 2002 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships on May 28-June 1. He will defend his national title in the 3,000-meter steeplechase and run in the 5,000 meters.
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