Team qualified as All-Academic Team
The UCCS Menâ€TMs Cross Country team was qualified by the NCAA Division II Cross Country/Track and Field Coaches Association as an All-Academic Team this fall.
The criteria are that an athlete must have competed in at least 50% of the races and the team must have a cummulative GPA of over 3.0 as a team to be included. The menâ€TMs team had a 3.06.
The Mountain Lions finished fourth in the RMAC Championships after being ranked 22nd coming into the meet. However, none of the Mountain Lions qualified to go to Nationals.
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