Slug Crossed Country Named to the DIII Track & Field Scholar Teams of the Year & All-Academic Team!

NEW ORLEANS, LA -- The USTFCCCA also announced Friday the 2015 Division III All­Academic Track & Field teams. A total of 170 women's teams and 99 men's teams earned the distinction as a result of earning a cumulative team GPA of 3.10 or higher.

Saint Vincent's women led all NCAA DIII teams with a 3.65 cumulative team GPA, narrowly edging out Simpson (Iowa) at 3.64, Macalester at 3.63 and the 3.62 duo of Berry and Case Western Reserve.

Amherst topped the list on the men's side with a cumulative 3.53 mark. Goucher was second at 3.53, followed by Middlebury at 3.50 and both Washington (Mo.) and Case Western Reserve at 3.48.

The MIAC was the lone Division III conference to reach double­digits in terms of team representation with 10 women, just ahead of the NESCAC with nine and the Centennial with eight.

On the men's side, the NESCAC topped the list with nine member institutions earning All­Academic Team nods, followed by the the MIAC with eight and the SCIAC with seven.

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