Three Named to All-C-USA Academic Team
Dec. 9, 2011
IRVING, Texas - Three members of The University of Tulsa cross country teams have been named to the 2011 Conference USA All-Academic Team, the league announced today. The honor is selected by the league's sports information directors for the sport.
Stones, a 3.74 exercise sports science major, has appeared on the Dean's List five times. This season, Stones earned All-C-USA first team honors after placing fourth (24:01.5) at the C-USA Championship, a meet Tulsa won for the second consecutive season. He went on to finish 25th (31:55.15) at the NCAA Midwest Regional to receive All-Midwest Region honors.
As a team, Tulsa competed at the NCAA Championship for the first time since 2008.
A 3.92 biochemistry major, Martin repeats his all-academic honor from 2009. He earned All-C-USA third team honors after placing 19th (25:15.7) at the conference meet. Martin is also a member of the Golden Hurricane Dean's List.
Whiting, a 3.95 psychology major picks up her second C-USA academic honor and is a four-time President's List selection. Whiting was the team's top finisher in all six races this season and qualified for the NCAA Championship as an at-large bid where she finished 49th (20:37.0). Whiting placed third at the C-USA Championship (16:43.6) and the NCAA Midwest Regional (20:54.33), earning All-C-USA first team honors and All-Midwest Region accolades for the second-straight year
The all-academic team consists of student-athletes who have earned a 3.2 cumulative grade point average or better and are a key member on their team.
2011 C-USA CROSS COUNTRY MEN'S ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM NAME SCHOOL YEAR GPA MAJOR *David Smith Houston Junior 3.61 American Sign Language James Maglasang Memphis Sophomore 3.58 Biomedical Engineering **Matt Carey Memphis Sophomore 3.58 Economics **Gabe Cuadra Rice Junior 3.76 Mathematical Economic Analysis **Mike Mainguy Tulane Senior 3.887 Neuroscience *Bill Martin Tulsa Senior 3.92 Biochemistry *Carl Stones Tulsa Senior 3.74 Exercise Sports Science
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