Feb. 26, 2013
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -
For the third consecutive year, the Navy women's cross country team has garnered USTFCCCA Division I All-Academic Cross Country Team accolades. Navy was one of 200 programs recognized by the United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. In addition, sophomore Annie-Norah Beveridge was one of 115 student-athletes to receive USTFCCCA Division I All-Academic Cross Country individual honors.
To qualify as a USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country Team, the team must have had a cumulative team GPA of 3.00 or better and have started at least five runners at their respective NCAA regional championship. This season, Navy posted a 3.2 team GPA and placed seventh at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic regional.
Beveridge is an international relations major and carries a 3.53 cumulative GPA. This past fall, she led Navy to its second consecutive conference championship by winning the individual title. The native of Ann Arbor, Mich., also qualified for the NCAA Championships, where she finished 116th. She was the No. 1 overall finisher in three meets in 2012 and was named the Patriot League Runner of the Week a conference-record five times.
To be eligible for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.25 and have either earned USTFCCCA All-America status or finished in the NCAA region's top 15 (or top 10 percent) in 2012.