Broncos Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

Feb. 12, 2015

BOISE, Idaho--The Boise State men's and women's cross country teams earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors, the organization announced on Wednesday. This is the first time both Bronco squads earned honors in the same year.

Teams must have started at least five runners at NCAA Regionals while also meeting the minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA for the most recent semester. The Boise State men earned a 3.19 GPA, while the 11th-ranked women earned a 3.49.

Individually, three Broncos earned USTFCCCA All-Academic honors. Bronco seniors David Elliott (Finance) and Marisa Howard (Nursing) earned accolades, while freshman Andrew Rafla (Computer Science) also took home honors. This is the first such award for all three Broncos.

Honorees must have compiled a 3.25 cumulative GPA and have finished in the top-15 finishers (or 10 percent) at an NCAA Regional or as an All-American at the national meet. Howard earned All-America honors after her 28th-place finish at NCAA Nationals, while Elliott and Rafla each finished in the top 10 percent at NCAA West Regionals.

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