Marshall Men's and Women's Cross Country Teams Earn All-Academic Status

Marshall Cross Country

Feb. 27, 2013

NEW ORLEANS-The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released its 2012-13 list of All-Academic Cross Country Teams this past week, and amongst those squads present in the listing were the Thundering Herd’s men’s and women’s cross country teams.

A total of 145 men’s teams took home the honor, while 200 women’s teams met the standard, which stipulates that teams meet the required cumulative team GPA of 3.00 or better and having started at least five runners at their respective NCAA regional championship.

The Marshall men boasted a team GPA of 3.30, while the women checked in at 3.52.