NEW ORLEANS, La. — For the first time in the history of the Sweet Briar cross country program, the Vixens have been honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association as a 2018 NCAA Division III Cross Country Team Academic Award honoree.
The Vixens compiled a team GPA of 3.11, while finishing 30th at the NCAA Division III South/Southeast Regional in the fall.
Sweet Briar was one of eight women's programs from the Old Dominion Athletic Conference to earn recognition from the USTFCCCA and one of 215 NCAA Division III women's programs.
For a team to be considered for this honor, it must have competed and compiled a team score at an NCAA Regional meet and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.10.