Herren Named to All-ACC Academic Men's Cross Country Team

March 29, 2007

ATLANTA – Senior David Herren of the Georgia Tech men’s cross country team was named to the 2006 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic team, announced Wednesday by ACC Commissioner John Swofford.

To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during her academic career.

Herren, a senior biology majore from Rome, Ga., was the men’s teams top finisher at all six races this season. He had two top-10 finishes including finishing second with a time of 15:09 at the Front Runner Invitational. Herren placed 11th with a time of 15:14.74 in the 5K race at the Belmont Opener. At the ACC Championships, Herren crossed the line in23rd place with a time of 25:22. In the 10K race at the NCAA South Region Championship, Herren finished in a time of 33:02 for a 41st-place finish.

Herren was also recognized for his academic success when he was named to the school’s dean’s list with a GPA above 3.0 during the fall.

The 2006 All-ACC Academic Men’s Cross Country team is as follows:

Sam Bryfczynski- Clemson- So.- Computer Science
John Crews- NC State- Jr.- Mechanical Engineering
Andrew Dumm- Virginia- Sr.- Foreign Affairs
John Compton- Wake Forest- Jr.- History
Stephen Furst- NC State- Jr.- Aerospace Engineering
David Herren- Georgia Tech- Sr.- Biology
Bryce Iverson- Clemson- So.- Engineering
Andrew Jesien- Virginia- So.- Undeclared
Greg Kelsey- Maryland- Fr.- Kinesiological Science
Chris Kollar- NC State- Jr.- Biological Sciences
Keith Krieger- Duke- Sr.- Economics
Thomas Lancashire- Florida State- Sr.- Exercise Science
Paul LaPenna- Virginia Tech- So.- Human Nutrition, Foods & Exercise
Andrew Lemoncello- Florida State- Sr.- Sport Management
Andrew Montgomery- Virginia Tech- Jr.- Architecture
Victor Ornelas- North Carolina- Sr.- Exercise and Sports Science
Jonathan Scheiner- Miami- Sr.- Economics
Taylor Smith- Virginia- Sr.- History
Zachary Thomas- Virginia Tech- So.- Mining and Minerals Engineering
Tibor Vegh- NC State- Jr.- Economics

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