CWRU XC Teams & Individuals Receive Academic Recognition from USTFCCCA

CWRU XC Teams & Individuals Receive Academic Recognition from USTFCCCA

The Case Western Reserve University men's and women's cross country teams each received All-Academic distinction from the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, while six Spartans were named All-Academic Individuals for their efforts both athletically and academically during the 2019 campaign.

Individual recipients of the USTFCCCA All-Academic honor include first-year Jack Begley, senior David Hall, junior Trey Razanauskas, sophomore Logan Singer and first-year Robert St. Clair from the men's team, and senior Madeline Lindemann of the women's team. Lindemann received the honor for the third time over her career, while Hall and Razanauskas each claimed the award for the second-consecutive season.

In order to qualify for All-Academic distinction, student athletes must have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.30 on a 4.0 scale and finish in the top-25 percent of their respective regional championship meet. Overall, there were 309 men and 378 women who were named All-Academic Individuals in NCAA Division III.

As a team, CWRU men's cross country has a 3.49 cumulative GPA, while the women's team has a 3.66 cumulative GPA. In order to qualify for All-Academic distinction, teams must have a cumulative GPA of 3.1 on a 4.0 scale. A total of 172 men's teams and 212 women's teams received All-Academic honors in Division III.

The Case Western Reserve men's cross country team placed 24th at the 2019 NCAA Championships, after qualifying for the meet in back-to-back year for the first time since the 1970's. Lindemann qualified for the NCAA Championships for the second-straight year as an individual after placing seventh at the regional championships, and leading the squad to a ninth-place finish in the region.