Pinter, Five Others Named to RMAC All-Academic Teams

By Doug Fitzgerald published December 20, 2008


Dan Pinter of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference men's cross country first team all-academic, the conference announced Friday.

The senior from Saline, Mich., has maintained a 3.426 grade point average in Accounting. He was the Mountain Lionsâ€TM No. 2 finisher, 71st overall, at the NCAA Division II National Championship, helping the UCCS men to their best-ever national finish at No. 17.

Pinter was UCCSâ€TM top runner at the Central Regional (24th overall), where the Mountain Lions earned the berth at nationals. He was also the teamâ€TMs top finisher at the RMAC Championships.

Teammate Alex Tiernan, a 3.674 student in Marketing and Organizational Management, was named to the RMACâ€TMs all-academic second team.

The UCCS womenâ€TMs team was also well represented. Sophomore Kaitlin Frier and junior Christy Severy were named to the RMACâ€TMs all-academic second team, while sophomores Alicia Del Pardo and Paige Hall were both named to the honor roll.


For the RMAC men's all-academic release, click here.

For the RMAC women's all-academic release, click here.

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