Armstrong State Men's Cross Country Earns USTFCCCA Academic Honors

Armstrong State Men's Cross Country Earns USTFCCCA Academic Honors

SAVANNAH, Ga. - The Armstrong State University men's cross country team earned several academic honors from the US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, announced this week.

Head coach Michael Sergi's team compiled a cumulative team 3.38 team GPA, earning 2016 Division II Men's All-Academic Team honors. Teams must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 and must have scored at an NCAA Division II regional meet to qualify for All-Academic awards.

Individually, juniors Henning Schein and Dylan Smith each earned spots on the 2016 Division II Men's All-Academic Team. Individual All-Academic honors are awarded to those athletes who have compiled a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.25 and finished among the top 30 percent of eligible runners at the regional championships and/or the top half of the field at the NCAA Championships.

The honor is the third straight for Schein, who carries a 3.95 GPA in rehabilitation sciences. Smith earns the honor for the first time, for carrying a 3.47 GPA in rehabilitation sciences.

Click here to view the complete list of DII All-Academic honorees from the USTFCCCA.