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Moore, Werner named Scholar-Athletes of the Year

31 days ago
SEC Staff
Photo: Arkansas Athletics

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Gabe Moore of the University of Arkansas men's track and field team and Taylor Werner of the Arkansas women's track and field team have been named the SEC Indoor Track and Field Scholar-Athletes of the Year by a vote of the league head coaches.

Moore holds a 3.76 grade point average and is pursuing a degree in biomedical engineering. The senior from Freeport, Fla., was a First Team All-America honoree in 2018, and he is a three-time Second Team All-American. He is currently ranked third on the NCAA leaderboard in the heptathlon with 5,865 points earlier this year at the Razorback Invitational. Moore is past member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

Werner has a 4.00 grade point average, and she is a junior majoring in kinesiology: exercise science. She has been a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll and is currently ranked No. 7 in the 3,000 meters and is No. 4 on the Arkansas all-time list in the event. She was the SEC champion in the 5,000 meters in 2017. Werner was voted the SEC Women's Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year in October 2018.

The SEC Indoor Track and Field Championships will take place Friday and Saturday in Fayetteville, Ark.