Men's Cross Country Leads NEWMAC With Nine Academic All-Conference Selections

Men's Cross Country Leads NEWMAC With Nine Academic All-Conference Selections

Westwood, Mass. (October 25) -- The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has announced the 2018 Men's Cross Country Academic All-Conference Team. MIT led the way with a league-high nine Academic All-Conference selections as 32 student-athletes were honored overall.

Honorees must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.5/4.0 scale or 4.35/5.0 scale after the 2017 spring semester, achieved second-year academic status at his institution and been a member of the varsity team for the entire season.

For MIT, four student-athletes are being honored as cross country Academic All-Conference performers for the third time, while two are two-time honorees and three are being recognized for the first time in their careers. Below is the full list of MIT selections.

Josh Derrick
Dylan Doblar
Aidan Gilson
Finn Jacobson-Schulte
Alex Knapp
Josh Rosenkranz
Kent Slaney
Daniel Weiss
Billy Woltz        

The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference consists of 11 highly selective institutions committed to academic excellence: Babson College, Clark University, U.S Coast Guard Academy, Emerson College, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mount Holyoke College, Smith College, Springfield College, Wellesley College, Wheaton College, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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