Stepter Named To CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team

    June 24, 2016

    USC senior track and field All-American Jaide Stepter was named to the 2015-16 CoSIDA Academic All-America third team it was announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) today (June 24.).

    The USC track and field co-captain Stepter won her third consecutive Pac-12 400m IH title and then went on to earn All-America status in the event for the second-straight year at the 2016 NCAA Championships. Stepter also ran on USC’s school record-setting 4x400m relay team, which also earned All-America honors.

    Stepter, who earlier this year was named the 2016 Pac-12 Women’s Track and Field Student-Athlete of the Year, had a 3.85 GPA in Communications, with a minor in Animation and Digital Arts.

    Stepter will compete in the 400m and 400m IH at the U.S. Olympic Trials in July and will also represent the U.S. at the NACAC U23 Championships (North America, Central America, Caribbean Athletic Association Championships) in El Salvador from July 15-17.