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Two Receive Men's Cross Country All-Academic Honors
Posted: Thursday, February 26, 2009
NEW ORLEANS, La. - The UW-Eau Claire men's cross country team was honored today with two athletes being named to the NCAA Division III All-Academic Team by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
Jules Miller (Sr.-Green Bay, Wis./East) and Tom Breitbach (So.-Muskego, Wis.) both received recognition on the team.
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 3.5 cumulative grade point average and must finish in the top 25 percent of the field at their respective NCAA regional meet.
Miller, a public communications major with a 3.53 GPA, competed in six different events this season and had his best time at the WIAC Championships. He completed the race with a time of 25:04, taking 10th place overall.
Breitbach, who holds a 3.86 GPA while majoring in broadfield social studies, ran in six races this season. His best time also came at the WIAC Championships, taking 32nd place with a time of 25:52.
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