Westwood, Mass. (October 25) -- The New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) has announced the 2018 Women's Cross Country Academic All-Conference Team. MIT is second in the NEWMAC with a single-season program record 13 Academic All-Conference selections as 80 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 her institution and been a member of the varsity team for the entire season.
For MIT, senior Leandra Zimmermann (Augsburg, Germany) is being honored for the third time in her career, while five are two-time selections and seven are first-time honorees. Below is the full list of MIT selections.
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.