19 GLIAC Men's Cross Country Runners Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Status

19 GLIAC Men's Cross Country Runners Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Status

Release courtesy of Tom Lewis, U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, Communications Manager

NEW ORLEANS –A total of 208 student-athletes represent the 101 institutions that compose the group. Bentley, Central Missouri, and Mars Hill led all squads with five named to the All-Academic list. Another 13 schools had four named to the roll.

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Among conferences, the PSAC had the most named to the list with 27. The Northeast-10 and GLIAC followed with 21 and 19, respectively.

Four of the top six finishers from the national championship race – including Haebe, Pennel, Adams State’s Matt Bond and Tabor Stevens – earned All-Academic nods.

To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team in Division II, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or greater through the most-recent semester, completed at least 12 credit hours in the semester of cross country competition, and placed in the top 50 percent at the most recent NCAA National Championships or in the top 30 percent at the NCAA Regional Championships.

2011 USTFCCCA Division II All-Academic Cross Country Team*

Matthew Stratman

Ashland University

Jacob Sussman

Ashland University

Brock Weaver

Ashland University

Andrew Harper

Ferris State University

Steven Neshkoff

Ferris State University

Shoayb Bascal

The University of Findlay

Tim Majoy

The University of Findlay

Brent Showerman

Grand Valley State University

Anthony Witt

Grand Valley State University

Taylor Heath

Lake Superior State University

Eric Spitz

Saginaw Valley State University

Colin Fisher

Tiffin University

Brent Hunter

Tiffin University

David Knack

Tiffin University

Kevin McKown

Tiffin University

Travis Barczak

Wayne State University (Michigan)

Kevin deBear

Wayne State University (Michigan)

Nick Jackson

Wayne State University (Michigan)

Alex Townsend

Wayne State University (Michigan)

* - only GLIAC student-athletes listed in this table

Football Academic Teams
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