Three Runners Named Div. I Women's Cross Country All-Academic Honorees

    Feb. 25, 2013


    It was announced today (Feb. 25) that Providence College freshman Sarah Collins (Basel, Switzerland), junior Laura Nagel (Napier, New Zealand) and junior Emily Sisson (Chesterfield, Mo.) were named Division I Women’s Cross Country All-Academic Honorees by the USTFCCCA. A total of 115 student-athletes represent 69 institutions that compose the group.

    Collins was one of the eight top-10 finishers from the NCAA Cross Country Championships in the fall that earned All-Academic honors.  She finished 10th at the NCAA Championship in a time of 19:50.7.  Sisson placed 15th with a time of 20:00.1, and Nagel finished 35th in a time of 20:12.5.  The trio made up the top-three finishers for the Friars at the NCAAs.  All three earned All-America honors at the 2012 NCAA Cross Country Championship.  As a team, Providence finished second at the NCAA Championship with 183 points.

    To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country Team, student-athletes must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 or better and have either earned USTFCCCA All-America status or finished in the NCAA region’s top-15 (or top 10 percent) in 2012.