WILLIAMSTOWN, MA -- Today the NCAA launched its fourth annual Elite 90 Fan Favorite Contest. The goal of this two-week initiative is to celebrate the 90 student-athletes that have achieved both in the classroom and in their sport.
The Elite 90 Award is presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative GPA participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA's 90 championships.
Tobias Muellers '18 (Burlington, VT) is a three-year letterman in soccer and indoor and outdoor track & field. He is also a 3-time All-American in track & field and won the 2017 NCAA DIII Indoor Track Championships Elite 90 Award.
Muellers majors in chemistry and most recently he was named a First Team Academic All-American in Track & Field.
A multi-events performer (heptathlon & decathlon), Muellers earned All-America honors at both the 2017 NCAA Indoor and 2017 Outdoor Track & Field Championships, extending his streak of All-American track & field performances to three.
Muellers finished second in the decathlon at the recent NCAA Outdoor Championships in Geneva, Ohio. On the final day of the competition Muellers notched a personal record in each of the five events and broke the Williams' decathlon school record with 6,870 points. The previous Eph record for the decathlon was established by by Derek-Sasaki Scanlon in 1997 when he tallied 6,791 points.
Muellers has now earned two All-American honors in the decathlon and one in the heptathlon in his career.
Muellers also won the 2017 New England DIII heptathlon title and on March 27 was named the USTFCCCA National Athlete of the Week in DIII. Running on the Ephs' Lee track earlier in May Muellers won the New England DIII 400m (48.44) title.
Six times Muellers has earned All-NESCAC track honors. He has made the Dean's List at Williams six times, earned Academic All-NESCAC honors each season he has been eligible.
First Round: July 11 at 10 am ET to July 14 at 8 pm ET (top 30 vote-getters advance and vote totals are reset)
Semifinals: July 17 at 10 am ET to July 18 at 8 pm ET (top 10 vote-getters advance and vote totals are reset)
Finals: July 19 at 10 am ET to July 20 at 8 pm ET
The finalist with the highest vote total in the final round will be named the winner and will be celebrated from NCAA social media accounts on July 21.