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SRU Good News for Feb, 14, 2012


Rock men’s cross country teams earns All-Academic honors

NEW ORLEANS – The Slippery Rock University men's cross country team has been named as one of 80 NCAA Division II teams to earn All-Academic honors from the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

To be eligible for All-Academic team honors, all members of the active roster must post a collective cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or above and the team must register a score at its respective NCAA Regional Championship.

The Slippery Rock men's team was one of seven Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference programs to earn the All-Academic honor last fall. The PSAC had the second highest total of institutions on the list.

Slippery Rock placed fifth as a team at both the PSAC and NCAA Atlantic Regional Championships last fall.

Slippery Rock University is Pennsylvania’s premier public residential university. Slippery Rock University provides students with a comprehensive learning experience that intentionally combines academic instruction with enhanced educational and learning opportunities that make a positive difference in their lives.

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