Feb. 25, 2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
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.