Feb. 9, 2012
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) announced today student athletes who earned 2011 Division I All-Academic Cross Country status. A total of 104 student-athletes represent the 67 institutions that compose the group.
Of those 107 winners senior Stephanie Price and redshirt sophomore Ashlie Decker each earned a spot on the list, to represent Minnesota.
To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 and have either earned USTFCCCA All-America status or finished in the NCAA region’s top 15 (or top 10 percent) in 2011.
Gophers Earn Top-20 NCAA Finish
Minnesota finished 18th in the team race for its highest NCAA finish since 2009.
Berkholtz Honored By USATF Minnesota
Senior Liz Berkholtz was named the USATF Minnesota Female Athlete of the Month for October.
No. 23 Gophers Head to NCAA Championship
Fifth-year seniors Liz Berkholtz and Kaila Urick lead Minnesota into its 11th-straight NCAA Championship this weekend.