The Harvard men's cross country team ranked third among Ivy League schools in team grade-point average (Harvard Athletic Communications).
Full Men's Release
Full Women's Release
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – For the sixth straight season, both the Harvard men's and women's cross country teams received USTFCCCA All-Academic Team honors, the organization announced this week.
The men were part of a list of 147 teams to earn the honor, with all eight Ivy League schools making the list. The eight schools represented on the list tied with the Big 12 for the second-most schools from one conference to be honored. With a team grade-point average of 3.46, the men ranked third among Ancient Eight institutions, behind only Brown (3.51) and Yale (3.49). Chattanooga topped the list of honored teams with a 3.81 team cumulative GPA.
On the women's side, Harvard was one of 205 teams earning the academic honor, as the Ivy League put seven teams on the women's list. Yale led all Ivy League schools with a 3.51 team GPA, followed by Dartmouth (3.48), Brown (3.43) and Harvard (3.40). Alabama posted the highest team GPA among women's squads with a 3.83 mark.
For a team to be considered for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Team award, it must have competed and compiled a team score at an NCAA Regional Championship and also have a minimum 3.00 team cumulative GPA.