Clarksville, Ark.-University of the Ozarks junior Ashley Teague was named to the 2010-2011 Capital One Academic All-America Women's Cross Country All-District VI Team, it was announced by the College of Sports Information Directors of America.
Teague, a native of Lavaca, was the only American Southwest Conference runner to make the women’s team and finished as the team’s top runner in each race last year. Teague owns the fifth-fastest 5K time in school history after posting a 21:46.46 at the Memphis Twilight. She also has the top two 6K times at Ozarks, running a 25:47 at the NCAA III Regionals and a 25:57 at the ASC Championships. Teague, who is also a standout basketball player, finished 24th at the ASC Championships.
During her time at Ozarks, Teague has been a member of the Peer Judicial Board and Student Foundation Board and has served as a Peer Mentor.
A political science major, Teague is a member of the ASC All-Academic Team and has been on the Dean’s List and President’s List. She is the daughter of Dale and Sheila Teague.
The Capital One Academic All-District VI Women’s Cross Country Team, formerly known as the ESPN Academic All-District Team, for the college division recognizes outstanding NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, and NAIA student-athletes from the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.
To be eligible for Academic All-America honors, student-athletes must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) for their career. Freshmen are not eligible.