NASHVILLE – The Vanderbilt men’s and women’s cross country teams were both awarded All-Academic honors from the US Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Friday. There were 423 teams that brought home All-Academic honors. Of those 423 teams, 228 of them were women’s programs and 195 of them men’s programs.
The Commodore men posted a 3.39 overall team GP while the women’s team posted a 3.58 overall GPA. Vanderbilt has had both teams earn this academic honor in 11 of the last 12 years.
The Vanderbilt women’s squad placed eight at the NCAA South Regional in November and featured a top-20 finish from senior Maddie Criscione, who captured All-South Region accolades. The men’s squad placed 19th paced by Harrison Thomas.
For more information on the Vanderbilt cross country teams check them out on the website at www.vucommodores.com and on Twitter at @vandyxctrack.