Phillips Earns National Cross Country Recognition
Sophomore Terry Phillips has been named to the USTFCCCA all-academic team. Phillips is a biochemistry major who maintains a 4.0 GPA. Phillips also received all-academic team honors from the Missouri Valley Conference.
The award honors those student-athletes who have succeeded both academically and athletically. To be eligible for the award a student-athlete must carry a minimum 3.25 cumulative grade point average and must finish among the top 15 finishers (or top 10 percent) of the field at their respective NCAA regional meet.The 104 USTFCCCA All-Academic honorees represent 57 schools around the country. Only Phillips and eight other athletes were reported to have 4.0 cumulative GPAs at the end of the 2009 fall semester.