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Lady Bisons XC team earns academic honors
Bill Taylor
Bill Taylor

Friday, March 05, 2010

The Lipscomb Lady Bisons are one of the NCAA Division I cross country programs to earn All-Academic Team honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

The Lady Bisons had a cumulative team grade point average of 3.51.

Alabama led All-Academic Team honorees with a cumulative team GPA of 3.86. Missouri State is next on the list at a 3.81 GPA. A record total of 176 Division I women’s programs received USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honors, up from 2008’s total of 162.

For a team to be considered for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team award, they must have competed and compiled a team score at an NCAA Regional Championship and also have a minimum 3.00 team cumulative GPA.