DENTON, Texas (3/5/13) - The North Texas men's and women's cross country teams were named United States Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches' Association All-Academic Team for the 2012 season on Tuesday.
A total of 145 institutions representing 30 conferences were given the honor on the men's side, including five schools from the Sun Belt. The Mean Green compiled a 3.31 team grade point average.
On the women's side, a total of 200 institutions representing 30 conferences were named All-Academic, including six schools from the Sun Belt. The North Texas women compiled a 3.35 team grade point average.
To qualify as a USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country Team, the team must have had a cumulative team GPA of 3.00 or better and have started at least five runners at their respective NCAA regional championship.