EVANSVILLE, Ind. – The University of Evansville men’s and women’s cross country teams were named all-academic teams by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
The award is given to teams who finish with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and both Purple Aces squads finished above that, led by the women, who compiled a 3.71 GPA, while the Aces’ men recorded a 3.32 GPA. Evansville is no stranger to academic success as the Aces have found themselves on this list on many previous occasions.
The honor marks the 16th-time the Aces’ women have received the accolade and the 10th-time Evansville’s men have earned the honor. UE’s men were one of eight Missouri Valley Conference teams to be named to the list, while the Aces’ women joined all nine other MVC teams on the list. The 3.71 GPA by Evansville’s women was second among MVC squads.