Women's Cross Country Brings Home Academic Awards
March 8, 2017
Written By: TJ Budd, Sports Information Director
NEW ORLEANS, La. – Palm Beach Atlantic’s women’s cross country team was honored with several academic awards as announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association recently.
The Sailfish were named a Scholar Team by the USTFCCCA as well as having three student-athletes named All-Academic for their individual work in the classroom. The three runners that earned the award are: Sara-Caitrin Mandelburg, Cami Rickenbach and Madison Troyer.
The ‘Fish were one of six schools in the Sunshine State Conference to be named a Scholar Team and one of 164 different institutions to be honored. To be eligible for the team award a school must have a 3.00 cumulative GPA and score in a regional meet.
To be eligible for the individual award, student-athletes must have a 3.25 cumulative GPA and finish in the top 30 of the regional meet or top half of the national meet.