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Filliben Earns All-Academic Team Honors

Nov. 9, 2017

IRVING, Texas – Conference USA student-athletes continuously showcase their dedication to excelling both in competition and in the classroom as 12 were selected to the 2017 InTouch Credit Union C-USA Men’s and Women’s Cross Country All-Academic Teams.

Ten programs are represented, including Southern Miss with one honoree. To earn this honor, the student-athlete must have a 3.2 GPA or higher and be a key contributor to the team.

Courtney Filliben constructed a 3.87 GPA as a microbiology major. The senior was named Third-Team All-Conference after a top 25 finish at the conference championship. The Miami native had a season-best finish with at the Mississippi College Opener, was named to the league’s Commissioner’s Honor Roll and became a C-USA Academic Medalist in 2016-17. She also was labeled to Southern Miss’ President’s List this year.

2017 InTouch Credit Union C-USA Men’s Cross Country All-Academic Team
Todd Gunzenhauser | Charlotte | RS Fr. | 4.00 | Mechanical Engineering
Lachlan Shiver | Florida Atlantic | So. | 3.96 | Biology
Conner Killian | Louisiana Tech | RS Fr. | 3.86 | Forestry
*Sampson Laari | Middle Tennessee | Sr. | 3.775 | Sport, Leisure and Tourism Studies
*Antony Kosgei | UTEP | Jr. | 3.42 | Industrial Engineering
Taylor Scarbrough | WKU | So. | 4.0 Finance

2017 InTouch Credit Union C-USA Women’s Cross Country All-Academic Team
Katie Tomasi | Charlotte | So. | 4.00 | Biology
*Kacie Kaufman | Louisiana Tech | Jr. | 4.00 | Communication
Victoria Junious | North Texas | Sr. | 3.98 | Kinesiology
Elsa Racasan | Rice | Sr. | 4.11 | Kinesiology
Courtney Filliben | Southern Miss | Sr. | 3.87 | Microbiology
Emily Drouin | UAB | Sr. | 3.89 | Nursing

*Repeat Selections

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