Student-athletes were recognized for the accomplishments in the classroom and in the community.
Sixteen student-athletes from UT Arlington earned WAC All-Academic honors.
26 named Super Scholar-Athletes, 21 tabbed Scholar-Athletes
Smith sets a school record in the 400 meters
UT Arlington women and men each claim five events.
In his senior season of 2012, he helped UTA win the Western Athletic Conference cross country title, finishing 21st at the league meet with a clocking of 25:14.82. Loyd participated in all six events for the Mavericks, who achieved the school's highest ranking (sixth) in the South Central Region in more than two decades.
Loyd was a four-year letterman in cross country and also competed in indoor and outdoor track. He earned his degree in history from UT Arlington in 2013.
A native of Wichita Falls, Texas, he won the Class 2A state cross country title in 2008. Loyd also won back-to-back district championships (2007, 2008).