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Cross Country PAC 12 All Academic Team

Discussion in 'University of Colorado News and Olympic Sports' started by cmgoods, Nov 15, 2012.

  1. cmgoods

    cmgoods Olympic Sports Mod Club Member

    Oct 15, 2011
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    Congratulations to the 3 Buffs selected to the Pac-12 All Academic First Team, the 2 selected for the Second Team, and the 8 for Honorable Mention.

    Story from cubuffs.com

    Nikki Look

    Photo Courtesy: Chip Bromfield, ProMotion Ltd.
    [h=1]Trio Of Buffs Earn First Team Pac-12 All-Academic[/h] Release: 11/15/2012 Courtesy: Linda Sprouse, Assistant SID

    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - A trio of University of Colorado cross country harriers, Nikki Look, Jerome Perkins and Rachel Viger, were named to the 2012 Pac-12 All-Academic First Team on Thursday afternoon, Commissioner Larry Scott announced.
    Look and Viger made the first team with perfect 4.0 grade point averages. Look, a senior from Castle Rock, Colo., will graduate in May of 2013 with a degree in applied mathematics. She intends to continue her education by attending medical school. Viger, a junior from Fort Collins, Colo., is making her second straight appearance on the team and is majoring in chemical engineering.
    Perkins, a senior from Franklin Lakes, N.J., is the lone CU male on the first team. He is majoring in applied mathematics and has a 3.80 GPA.
    A pair of Buffs were also named to the second team. Junior Diana George (Livermore, Calif.) was named to the women's second team for the second straight year. She has recorded a 3.79 GPA while majoring in mechanical engineering. Matt Biegner (Broomfield. Colo.) earned his second Pac-12 All-Academic honor on the men's second team with a 3.58 GPA. The senior will graduate in May with degrees in political science and finance.
    A total of eight other Buffs were named to the honorable mention team. Joe Bosshard, Courtney Bouchet, Lara Darco, Camille Logan, Ryan Savercool, Jana Stolting, Liz Tremblay and Jeff Warren were honored for their performances this season.
    To be eligible for the honor, a student-athlete needs to have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant contributor to the team.
    Colorado's seventh-ranked men and 23[SUP]rd[/SUP]-ranked women's teams are in Louisville, Ky. for the 2012 NCAA Championships on Saturday, November 17, at E.P. 'Tom' Sawyer State Park. The women's race will start at 10 a.m. MT and the men will follow at 11:15 a.m. The races will be streamed live at NCAA.com.
    First Team
    Nikki Look
    Rachel Viger
    Second Team
    Diana George
    Honorable Mention selections
    Courtney Bouchet
    Lara Darco
    Camille Logan
    Jana Stolting
    Liz Tremblay
    First Team
    Jerome Perkins
    Second Team
    Matt Biegner
    Honorable Mention selections
    Joe Bosshard
    Ryan Savercool
    Jeff Warren
  2. Skidmark

    Skidmark Flagship of the 12-Pac. WTTAH Club Member

    Jun 3, 2007
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    Cross Country is a solid bright spot this fall, on the course and in the classroom.

    The men's team would make may day tomorrow with a nationals finish over the other Pac12 teams and Oklahoma State. I care more about that than any other team playing tomorrow.

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