Providence, RI- Both the Brown University men’s and
women’s cross country team received USTFCCCA All-Academic
Team honors, the organization announced this afternoon. The
men’s team is one of 135 Division I men’s program to
receive the honor for the 2009 season, up from 110 in 2008, while
the women are one of 176 teams honored, up from 162 in 2008.
Brown senior Ariel Wright also received USTFCCCA All-Academic status for her efforts during the 2009 cross country season. Wright was a fall Academic All-Ivy selection, and earned First Team All-Ivy honors with a seventh place finish at Ivy League Heps in October.
For a team to be considered for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team award, they must have competed and compiled a team score at an NCAA Regional Championship and also have a minimum 3.0 team cumulative GPA.