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Four Aggie Cross Country Runners Earn Honors

Courtesy: NC A&T Sports Information                                                                      Release: 10/23/2013
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GREENSBORO – The MEAC announced the 2013 Men's and Women’s Cross Country All-Academic honorees, recognizing 81 student-athletes, from the conference’s 13-member institutions who achieved academic success during the 2012-2013 school year. The MEAC recognizes student-athletes with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average, including sophomores to seniors, as well as transfer student-athletes, who have been a resident at the institution for at least one year.

“I commend the men’s and women’s cross country student-athletes who maintained a 3.0 or better grade point average during the 2012-2013 academic school year,” said Commissioner Dennis E. Thomas. “In addition to recognizing the student-athletes accomplishments, I also applaud the athletic academic support staff and personnel and coaching staffs who contributed to the academic triumphs of these student athletes. Our institutions, coaches and support staffs are committed to the academic success of our student-athletes.”

Four Aggies were included in the 81 student-athletes recognized by the MEAC. Redshirt senior Janessa Benn, senior Natalia “Roshel” Bygrave and juniors Christian Harrison and Saeed Jones were the men’s and women’s cross country athletes honored. 

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