Feb. 17, 2011
NEW ORLEANS – The Georgia Tech men’s cross country team has earned United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Honors for maintain a 3.01 GPA during the Fall 2010 season.
A total of 152 institutions represent 31 conferences that compose the group. The Big 12 led all conferences with 10 members earning All-Academic honors and was followed by the BIG EAST which had nine listed, the ACC was represented by eight teams.
The Seminoles of Florida State University are the USTFCCCA NCAA Division I Men’s Scholar Team of the Year. Florida State finished as men’s runner-up at the 2010 NCAA Cross Country Championships. Mississippi Valley State reported the highest cumulative GPA among All-Academic honorees with a 3.62. Southern Illinois followed with a 3.60.
To qualify as a USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country Team, the team must have had a cumulative team GPA of 3.00 or better and have started at least five regional at their respective NCAA regional championship.