March 13, 2009
NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Last Thursday, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross-Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) released a list of cross-country teams receiving Academic All-America honors for the 2008 season. Yale's team was among those recognized for academic excellence. This year, the Bulldogs had an impressive team GPA of 3.56, which is tied for 21st in the country. Yale had the top GPA of any Ivy League cross-country team, and was the only Ivy to be ranked in the top 50 nationwide.
A complete release from the USTFCCCA can be viewed here.
Report by Bevin Peters '09, Yale Sports Publicity