Men's Track's Shaffer Earns A-10 All-Academic Honors

May 25, 2017

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Junior Chris Shaffer has been named a 2017 Men's Outdoor Track & Field Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference member, the league announced on Thursday.

A native of Satellite Beach, Florida, Shaffer posted a strong spring campaign, finishing fourth in the 1,500-meter run to earn All-Conference honors at the 2017 A-10 Championship. Shaffer is GW's outdoor track record holder for both the 800m and 1500m, setting both marks this season.

A 2016-17 A-10 Indoor Track Academic All-Conference selection, Shaffer owns an impressive 3.96 GPA as a systems engineering major. Shaffer was named a 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-District selection and earns A-10 Academic All-Conference honors in the spring season for the second-consecutive year.



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