Vanderham, Daywalt Earn USTFCCCA Honors
Courtesy: UNCW Athletic Communications
WILMINGTON, North Carolina - Former UNCW standouts Bob Vanderham and Jordan Daywalt were honored as All-Academic Track & Field student-athletes by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
Vanderham participated in the NCAA First Round in Jacksonville, Fla., in the 800 meters where he finished 25th with time of 1:50.74, one spot from advancing to the finals.
A two-time defending Colonial Athletic Association champion in the 800 meters, he finished the year ranked 12th in the East in the 800 meters and 35th nationally.
Vanderham posted a grade point average of 3.48 for the 2011-12 academic year while majoring in Business Administration. He was a nominee for CAA Track & Field Scholar-Athlete of the year.
Daywalt also competed at the NCAA First Round meet, placing 27th with a mark of 3.80 meters. Daywalt advanced to the regional with a school-record vault of 3.96 meters.
She completed her academic year with a GPA of 3.59 while majoring in Parks and Recreation Management with a minor in Leadership Studies.