SCIAC Cross Country Teams Garner USTFCCCA All-Academic Praise

SCIAC Cross Country Teams Garner USTFCCCA All-Academic Praise

> USTFCCCA Cross Country All-Academic Team Honors
> USTFCCCA Cross Country All-Academic Individual Honors 

Seven men's and all nine women's Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAC) cross country teams along with 26 individuals garnered USTFCCCA All-Academic laurels as recently announced by the organization.

Seven SCIAC men's cross country teams earned academic honors as qualification for the award recquires a cumulative GPA of at least 3.10 on a 4.0 scale. Caltech led the men's teams with a team GPA of 3.75, followed by Pomona-Pitzer (3.59) and Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (CMS) with a 3.53. Occidental was fourth with a 3.40, followed by Redlands (3.29), Chapman (3.17) and Cal Lutheran (3.11). 

On the women's side, the Sagehens secured top honors from the conference with a GPA of 3.73. The Athenas followed with a 3.55, while the Bulldogs (3.46), Tigers (3.41) and Beavers (3.39) rounded out the SCIAC's top five teams. The Regals and Panthers finished sixth and seventh with respective marks of 3.34 and 3.32, while La Verne (3.14) and Whittier (3.12) secured the next two spots. 

In order to qualify for the individual honor, student-athletes must have a cumulative GPA of 3.30 and finish in the top 25 percent of their respective regional championship meet. Amongst the SCIAC men's cross country runners, Pomona-Pitzer had six selections, followed by four from CMS, two from Occidental, and one each from Caltech and Whittier. On the women's side, the Athenas had five honorees, followed by three from the Tigers, and one each from the Beavers, Sagehens and Bulldogs. 

Men's Individual USTFCCCA All-Academic Honorees
Simon Ricci - Caltech
Thomas D'Anieri - CMS
Kevin Huang - CMS
Stephen Steinberg - CMS
Kyle Suver - CMS
Keenan Leary - Occidental
Thomas Robertson - Occidental
Julian Degroot-Lutzner - Pomona-Pitzer
James Kinney - Pomona-Pitzer
Colin Mulligan - Pomona-Pitzer
Andy Reischling - Pomona-Pitzer
Nicholas Vucovich - Pomona-Pitzer
Owen Woo - Pomona-Pitzer
Joseph Esparza - Redlands
Benjamin White - Whittier

Women's Individual USTFCCCA All-Academic Honorees
Claire Hu - Caltech
Ellen Berkley - CMS
Roselyn Cantu - CMS
Abby Johnson - CMS
Dulcie Jones - CMS
Malea Martin - CMS
Aria Blumm - Occidental
Sabrina Thurber - Occidental
Eva Townsend - Occidental
Helen Guo - Pomona-Pitzer
Maria Ramirez - Redlands