Cross country teams tabbed All-Academic

2012 David Sinclair/McDaniel College

NEW ORLEANS, La. – McDaniel men's and women's cross country teams were named All-Academic by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) on Friday.

The women's team was one of 197 Division III teams to earn the honor after posting a 3.445 culumlative team grade-point average. That average ranks 82nd on the list and third in the Centennial Conference (CC) behind Swarthmore (3.61) and Haverford (3.548).

The men's squad was one of 141 Division III teams to earn the honor after posting a 3.33 cumulative team grade-point average. That average ranks 45th on the list and third in the CC behind Swarthmore (3.52) and Haverford (3.443).

To qualify as a USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country Team, the squad must have had a cumulative GPA of 3.10 through the 2012 fall semester.

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