Feb. 13, 2012
The Rice Owls women's cross country squad has been honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) as one of its all-academic teams for the 2011 season.
The Owls, under head coach Jim Bevan, ranked ninth in the country with an impressive team grade point average of 3.64.
A total of 205 institutions represent 30 conferences that compose the group. To lead all conferences, 14 teams from the Big East Conference earned All-Academic nods. The Pac-12 followed with 11.
Nine of the top ten finishing teams at the 2011 NCAA Cross Country Championships earned All-Academic status. Of the 31 teams that participated in the national final, 26 of those earned All-Academic status.
To qualify as a USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country Team, the team must have had a cumulative team GPA of 3.00 or better and have started at least five runners at their respective NCAA regional championship.
1 Alabama, 3.83
2 Southern Miss, 3.80
3 Missouri State, 3.75
4 Robert Morris, 3.75
5 Tennessee-Chattanooga, 3.73
6 Weber State, 3.72
7 Montana, 3.68
8 Southeast Missouri State, 3.65
9 Rice, 3.64
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