English, Seven Others Named to RMAC All-Academic Teams
Mike English of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was named 2010 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Men's Cross Country second-team All-Academic, the conference announced Wednesday. Seven other Mountain Lions were named to the RMAC academic honor roll.
English, a sophomore from Thornton, Colo., took 24th at the RMAC championship on Nov. 6. His best finishes of the season were third place at the Metro State Invitational on Oct. 2 and fifth at the Rust Buster Invitational on Sept. 11. He was the Mountain Lions' top finisher and 29th overall at the NCAA Division II Central Regional Championship, held Nov. 20 at Wayne, Neb.
In the classroom, English holds a 3.60 cumulative grade-point average as a Business Administration major.
Three members of the UCCS men's cross country team earned honor roll status. They were Luke Dakin, Michael Johnson and Casey Weaver. Making the honor roll from the UCCS women's team were Melissa Buchanan, Alicia Del Pardo, Kaitlin Frier and Sara Kettelkamp.
For the complete men's cross country release, click here.
For the women's release, click here.
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