Clarksville, Ark.-The 2011 University of the Ozarks men's and women's cross country teams earned NCAA III All-Academic Team recognition, as awarded by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), it was announced last week.
Under Head Coach Brian Hull, the men’s team posted a 3.36 GPA while the women’s squad had a 3.24 GPA.
To be honored as an All-Academic Cross Country Team, teams needed a cumulative team GPA of at least 3.10 through the Fall 2011 semester. A total of 131 NCAA III men’s cross country teams earned All-Academic Team honors. 187 NCAA III women’s cross country teams earned the honor.
Senior Jeremy Provence earned an individual accolade as he was named to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team after posting a GPA of at least 3.30 and placing in the top-35 at the NCAA III Regional Championships.