Both XC Teams And Seven Individuals Earn All-Academic Honors
The men's and women's cross country teams along with seven athletes earned All-Academic honors from the United State Track & Field/Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as announced by the USTFCCCA this week. To qualify for the All-Academic award, all members of the team must average a cumulative GPA of 3.10 or better and individuals must have a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 or better and have earned All-Region honors (top 35).
Five women earned individual honors: Allison Barnwell (CMC FR), Alison Gushue (CMC JR), Julia Rigby (SCR JR), Jennifer Tavé (SCR JR) and Laura Wyatt (SCR SO). CMS was one of four teams nationally with as many as five women qualifiers. The men had two individuals who qualified: Kris Brown (CMC SR) and Georgi Dinolov (HMC SR).
The Athenas, the 2010 SCIAC and West Region Champions, had a cumulative GPA of 3.458 for their 27 runners through the fall semester while the Stags, the 2010 SCIAC Champions, had a cumulative GPA of 3.276 for their 29 runners.