Zieminski Named to C-USA Track and Field All-Academic Team

May 16, 2008

EL PASO, Texas (www.ucfathletics.com) - Senior UCF mid-distance runner Kristen Zieminski (Sarasota, Fla.) has been named to the 2008 Conference USA Track and Field All-Academic Team, the league offices in Irving, Texas, announced Thursday.

Zieminski is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of UCF with a dual bachelor's degree in advertising/public relations and marketing. She currently holds a 4.00 grade point average while working on her master's in business administration at UCF.

Zieminski ran the Knights' top time in the mile (5:06.53) during the indoor season, then ran her personal-best 4:42.30 in the 1,500-meter run at the Vanderbilt Invitational in April.

Zieminiski is a five-time member of the Dean's List and was twice selected to the President's List and among the C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal Winners.

UCF is currently at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships in El Paso, Texas. Zieminski begins her participation at 9:30 p.m. EDT Friday when she competes in the preliminaries of the 800-meter run.

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2008 C-USA Women's Track & Field All-Academic Team

Name School Cl. GPA Major HometownSivan Aballi Memphis Gr. 3.85 Communication Holon, IsraelMarissa Daniels Rice Sr. 3.85 Kinesiology/Sport Medicine Pearland, TexasSarah Lyons Rice So. 3.77 Kinesiology/Sport Management Omaha, Neb.Andrea Kvetova SMU Sr. 3.94 Finance (Economics Minor) Prague, Czech RepublicKristen Zieminski UCF Gr. 4.00 Business Administration/MBA Sarasota, Fla.Keisha Walkes UTEP Sr. 4.00 Biology (Chemistry Minor) St. Lucy, Barbados="http:>