NEW ORLEANS, LA. -- The Trine University women's cross country team has earned academic team and individual honors by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
As a team, the Thunder posted a cumulative 3.55 grade point average in the Fall 2018 semester to earn USTFCCCA All-Academic accolades.
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. Overall, there were 393 teams honored by the USTFCCCA, of which 215 were women's teams.
In order to qualify for this honor, student-athletes must have a cumulative GPA of 3.30 and finish in the top 25 percent of their respective regional championship meet. There were 682 total student-athletes (men and women) who earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors with women accounting for 56 percent of that total (382).