Falcons Honored by the USTFCCCA
NEW ORLEANS, La. - The University of Montevallo men’s cross country team under the direction of head coach Tommy Barksdale was named to the USTFCCCA NCAA Division II Men’s Cross Country All-Academic Teams list for the 2011 season.
To qualify as a USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country Team, the team must have a cumulative team GPA of 3.00 or better and have compiled a score (finished at least five runners) at their respective NCAA regional championship.
The Falcons are one of just six Peach Belt schools to be given the distinguished honor. UM joins Augusta State University, Clayton State University, Columbus State University, Flagler College and Georgia College and State University on the list.
UM as a team posted a 3.00 GPA in 2011. Clayton State University led all PBC schools with a 3.27 GPA.
A total of 80 institutions represent 19 conferences that compose the group. The GLIAC led all leagues with eight member institutions being named as All-Academic teams. The PSAC followed with seven.