Feb 24, 2011
NEW ORLEANS, La. -- The United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) named its annual Cross Country All-Academic Teams and both Washington and Lee's men's and women's teams were among those honored.
The W&L women's team was one of 167 NCAA Division III teams to be honored as the Generals registered a team GPA of 3.47. The 2010 ODAC Champions, W&L earned an eighth-place finish at the NCAA South/Southeast Regional.
On the men's side, W&L was one of 125 teams to earn all-academic accolades, posting a cumulative team GPA of 3.39. The Generals finished sixth at the ODAC Championship meet last fall and went on to place 18th at the NCAA South/Southeast Regional.
To be honored, a team must compile a team GPA of at least 3.10 and earn a team score at their respective NCAA regional meet.