February 25, 2010

Women’s Cross-Country Has Five Named on USTFCCCA All-Academic Team

BANNER ELK, N.C. -- The Lees-McRae College women's cross-country team places five, Hannah Henderson, Cinthia Lehner, Danielle Lindquist, Kira Shoemaker and Carla Swart, on the USTFCCCA All-Academic team for their efforts during the 2009 cross-country season.

The five Lady Bobcats qualified for All-Academic honors, by completing at least 12 semester/quarter hours through the semester of competition at the institution to be eligible. They must have at least a 3.25 cumulative grade point average and have placed in the top 30 percent of the total number of athletes eligible to compete at the respective regional championships or have placed in the top 50 percent of the field at the NCAA Division II Cross Country Championships.

The 286 USTFCCCA All-Academic honorees represent 106 schools around the country.