Feb. 13, 2012
RENO, Nev. -
The University of Nevada cross country team has been honored with the 2011 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Cross Country Team Award.
To qualify as a USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country Team, the team must have had a cumulative team GPA of 3.00 or better and have started at least five runners at their respective NCAA regional championship. Nevada's team held a cumulative GPA of 3.53. A total of 205 institutions representing 30 conferences were recipients of the award.
Demery Kirsch, Jennifer McEntire and Nicole Painter were honored as members of the All-WAC Academic Team in 2011. To be eligible, a student-athlete must have completed at least one academic year, have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average and have participated in at least 50 percent of the team's contests.