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Four Yellow Jackets Named to All-ACC Academic Team

GREENSBORO, N.C. – Georgia Tech cross country student-athletes Hana Herndon, Amy Ruiz, James Cragin, and Andrew Kent all earned a spot on the all-ACC academic team, announced the ACC on Thursday.

In addition to being named to the academic team each student-athlete was also named to the 2018 all-Region team.

Herndon, a sophomore civil engineering major, was earlier named to the all-ACC team after her 21st place finish at the ACC Championships in October. Senior Ruiz, an electrical engineering major, led the Yellow Jackets to a 4th place team finish, placing 15th as an individual, at the NCAA South Regional. The Yellow Jackets then qualified for the NCAA Championships in Wisconsin, where Herndon and Ruiz led the team to a 28th place national finish.

Cragin, who is a business administration major was named ACC Freshmen of the Week after a 65th place finish at the Coast-to-Coast Battle in Beantown. He also helped the Jackets finish 5th in the NCAA Regionals.

Kent, a mechanical engineering major, placed 12th with a time of 31:45.3 in the 10K at regionals to receive all-South Region honors.

 

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