INDIANOLA, Iowa — For the 10th year in a row the Simpson women's cross country team has earned the title of All-Academic Team from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
For a team to be considered for this distinction, it must have competed and compiled a team score at an NCAA Regional Meet. The team must also have a minimum team GPA of 3.10 on a 4.0 scale.
The Storm women easily made the grade, achieving a 3.54 GPA to take home the honor for the 14th time since 1996. This year marks just the fourth time the Storm have turned in a GPA above 3.5, two of which have come under current head coach Heath Moenck. Last year the Storm had a 3.581 GPA.
A total of 216 teams from Division III were recognized.