PISCATAWAY, N.J. (February 19, 2014) – The Rutgers women’s cross country team was honored by the USTFCCCA by earning Division I All-Academic Cross Country status.
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.
The Scarlet Knights posted a 3.22 cumulative GPA and were among the seven teams in the American Athletic Conference represented on the list.
Members of the 2013 team included:
Senior Rashmi Singh (Flemington, N.J.) - major: English
Junior Allison Payenski (Whitehouse Station, N.J.) – major: biological sciences
Junior Felicia O’Donnell (Franklinville, N.J.) - major: mathematics
Sophomore Paige Senatore (Delsea, N.J.) – major: undeclared
Freshman Kaitlyn Bedard (Ringoes, N.J.) – major: undeclared
Freshman Maria Calazans (Watchung, N.J.) – major: undeclared
Freshman Nisa Cicitta (Glen Gardner, N.J.) - major: undeclared
The Rutgers women’s cross country team placed 16th overall at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional.
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