New Orleans, La. – The Alma College men's and women's track and field teams have been honored as 2018 NCAA Division III Cross Country All-Academic Teams by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as announced on Thursday (Feb. 14).
For a team to be considered for this honor, it must have competed and compiled a team score at an NCAA Regional meet and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.10 on a 4.0 scale. Both of Alma's squads placed amongst the top 28 teams at the Great Lakes Regionals in November. In the classroom, the women carried a 3.46 GPA while the men held a GPA of 3.19.
The National Champions for both genders in the North Central College (Ill.) men and the Washington University (Mo.) women were honored as Scholar Teams of the Year.