2007 NCAA Division III USTFCCCA Mens & Women's All-Academic Team
2007 NCAA Division III USTFCCCA Men's
& Women's All-Academic Team
Los Angeles, CA. It was announced this
afternoon that six (6) Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic
Conference (SCIAC) cross country student-athletes have been named
to the All-Academic Teams by the United States Track & Field
and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
Kevin Chaves and Galen Smith from Occidental College were honored on the Men's All-Academic Team. On the women's side, Grace Peck (Occidental College), Alicia Freese (Pomona-Pitzer Colleges), Avery Kelly (University of Redlands) and Darlene Partida (Whittier College) were all recognized for their ability to balance their academic and athletic performances.
A total of 150 Division III male student-athletes and 203 female student-athletes received the honor. The award recognizes those student-athletes who have succeeded both academically and athletically. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must carry a minimum 3.5 cumulative grade point average and must finish in the top 25 percent of the field at their respective NCAA regional meet.
Additional information and the entire listing of the All-Academic Teams can be viewed at the USTFCCCA's website: http://ustfccca.cstv.com/