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Women's Cross Country Posts Highest GPA for Second Consecutive Year

Feb. 14, 2014

Southern Miss Women's Cross Country

HATTIESBURG, Miss. - The Southern Miss women's cross country team was one of 217 women's programs that earned All-Academic Team honors by named the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced today.

For the second consecutive year, Southern Miss women reported the highest team GPA at 3.79, while the Chattanooga men topped their gender with a 3.71.

In total 231 unique programs were recognized, including 146 programs that had both their women's and men's teams earn the honor. Programs must have compiled a cumulative GPA or 3.00 or greater to qualify for the award.

The SEC led all women's conference with 13 teams earning All-Academic honors, followed by the ACC with 12 and Conference-USA and the Big Ten with 11 apiece.

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