NM State Men’s And Women’s Cross Country Receive USTFCCCA All-Academic Award

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - New Mexico State Men's and Women's Cross Country teams have received the All-Academic Award from the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.

"I have been the coach here [at NM State] for nine years and our women's cross country team has received this honor for nine straight years, with the men winning it six out of the nine years," said head coach Orin Richburg. "It is our job to help our athletes achieve academic success, as well as athletic success."

The men's cross country team finished the 2015 season with a team Grade Point Average 3.171. The women's cross country team finished with a team Grade Point Average of 3.449.