Rebels Receive Academic Honor
March 5, 2010
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The UNLV women's cross country team was named to the USTFCCCA Women's Cross Country Scholar Team, the association announced on Friday, and it is the second consecutive year the Rebels have earned the honor.
Alabama led All-Academic Team honorees with a cumulative team GPA of 3.86, while Missouri State was next on the list with a 3.81 GPA. A record total of 176 Division I women's programs received USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honors, up from 2008's total of 162. UNLV posted a team GPA of 3.37.
Nine of the top 10 and 18 of the top 20 teams at the NCAA Cross Country Championships earned the honor. In addition, regional champions from all nine NCAA regions claimed All-Academic honors.
For a team to be considered for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team award, they must have competed and compiled a team score at an NCAA Regional Championship and also have a minimum 3.00 team cumulative GPA.
The Big East led all conferences with 13 squads mentioned as All-Academic recipients. The SEC and Big Ten each scored 10 teams on the honor roll.