April 25, 2013
BOCA RATON, Fla. - Florida Atlantic University's men's and women's cross country teams earned Division I All-Academic Status which was announced by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
This marks the first year Florida Atlantic's men's cross country team has earned DI All-Academic Status and the second year the women's team. Men's cross country also was the university's 2012 fall recipient of the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award.
USTFCCCA All-Academic qualifying teams must have had a cumulative G.P.A of 3.00 of higher and have started five or more runners at their NCAA regional championship. FAU's cross country team earned a cumulative team G.P.A. of 3.285 while women's cross country earned 3.0815.