February 2, 2007
Bloomsburg Women's Cross Country Named as an All-Academic Team
BLOOMSBURG- The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCA) has named the Bloomsburg University women's cross country team as one of 91 NCAA Division II 2006 All-Academic Teams. Schools must have a cumulative team GPA of 3.0 or higher to qualify. Bloomsburg had a cumulative GPA of 3.06 for the fall semester.
"I'm honored to coach a team of women who are so dedicated to both their academics and their athletics," said head cross country coach Karen Brandt. "They are an outstanding example of the true meaning of the term "student-athletes" and bring honor to themselves, to the sport of cross country and to the University."
Adams State, the 2006 National Champions, was also named the 2006 All-Academic Women's Cross Country Team of the year with a cumulative GPA of 3.44. The University of Tampa had the highest GPA of the All-Academic Teams with a cumulative GPA of 3.774.