NEW ORLEANS - Senior harrier Morgan Youd and the Meredith College cross country team earned national recognition for academic achievement as announced Friday from the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) headquarters.
Youd earned 2012 Division III All-Academic Cross Country status with a 3.54 cumulative grade point average. Her top-35 finish in the NCAA Division III South/Southeast Regional Championship meet in November and GPA above 3.10 qualified her for this accolade. This marks Youd's second year receiving this honor.
In addition to the individual award for Meredith, the Avenging Angels team earned 2012 Division III All-Academic Cross Country status with a combined cumulative grade point average of 3.25. Meredith was one of just four USA South programs to receive this accolade.