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NEW ORLEANS - It was announced today that the Whittier College Women's and Men's Cross Country Teams achieved NCAA All-Academic recognition for the recently completed 2018 season. The 20 Poet endurance runners represented Whittier as one of seven of the nine SCIAC institutions honoring both women's and men's teams.
In order to receive the honor, cross country teams must have a minimum 3.1 cumulative GPA as determined by the United States Cross Country and Track Coaches Association.
The men's team was well above the minimum posting a 3.43 team GPA.
On the women's side they recorded a 3.27 team GPA earning the recognition for the 10th time in the past 11 seasons.