Feb. 27, 2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
It was announced on Mon., Feb. 25 that the Providence College women’s cross country team earned Division I USTFCCCA Women’s Cross Country All-Academic Honors. A total of 200 institutions compose the group.
As a team, Providence finished second at the 2012 NCAA Div. I Cross Country Championship in Louisville, Ky. with 183 points on Nov. 17. The team’s top-three runners finished in the top-40 and earned All-America and All-Academic honors. Freshman Sarah Collins (Basel, Switzerland) was one of the eight top-10 finishers from the NCAA Cross Country Championships in the fall. She finished 10th at the NCAA Championship in a time of 19:50.7. Junior Emily Sisson (Chesterfield, Mo.) placed 15th with a time of 20:00.1, and junior Laura Nagel (Napier, New Zealand) finished 35th in a time of 20:12.5. Seniors Shelby Greany (Suffern, N.Y.) and Sam Roecker (Charlton, N.Y.) rounded out the Friars scoring. Greany finished 60th in a time of 20:28.3 and Roecker finished 134th with a time of 21:01.5.
To qualify as a USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country Team, the team must have had a cumulative team GPA of 3.00 or better and have started at least five runners at their respective NCAA regional championship.