New Orleans, LA – The Beloit College 2010 Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams have earned Division III All-Academic status, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced this week.
167 Division III Women’s teams and 125 Men’s squads earned mention on the respective teams. In addition to the Buccaneers, four other Midwest Conference Women’s teams and three other Men’s teams were named.
To qualify as a USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country Team, the team must have had a cumulative team GPA of 3.10 or better and have compiled a score (finished at least five runners) at their respective NCAA regional championship.
The Bucs had a cumulative 3.54 GPA on the Women’s side and a 3.36 for the Men.
The Buccaneers are led by Dave Eckburg, who completed his 15th season as the Head Men’s coach and his 11th as the Head Women’s Coach in 2010, as well as Cross Country Coordinator Brian Bliese.