NEW ORLEANS -- The United states Track and Field Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced its list of NCAA Division III men who earned 2011 All-Academic Cross Country status.
A total of 141 student-athletes represent the 80 institutions that compose the group.
As a team, Haverford claimed the most on the All-Academic list with five. Five other squads: Calvin, Wabash, St. Olaf, Centre, and Williams had four on the list.
The NESCAC notched 13 honors to lead all conferences around the country. The Southern California Athletic Conference and the University Athletic Association followed with 12 and 11, respectively.
Ten of the top 20 finishers at the 2011 NCAA Cross Country Championships earned All-Academic status, including top-ten finishers Sathre, Timothy Nelson (UW-Stout), Kevin McCarthy (Wabash), and Michael Burnstein (Washington (Mo.)). In addition, four of eight NCAA Regional Champions from the 2011 season earned All-Academic honors.
To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.30 or greater through the most-recent semester and placed in the top 35 at the NCAA Regional Championships.
Eph honorees include:
|Jr. Wade Davis
|Sr. Jack Fitzhenry
New Brunswick, NJ
|Sr. Josephat Koima
Eldoret Rift Valley, Kenya
|Soph. Chris Lee