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Eight A-10 Student-Athletes Earn CoSIDA Academic All-District Honors

Release: 05/30/2014
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Courtesy: Atlantic 10 Conference

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Eight student-athletes representing the Atlantic 10 Conference were named to the 2013-14 Capital One Academic All-District Track & Field/Cross Country teams as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Capital One and CoSIDA recognize the nation's top student-athletes annually for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.

First Team Academic All-District honorees will advance to the Capital One Academic All-America Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be selected in June.

To be eligible for this award, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve and maintain a cumulative GPA of at least 3.30 on a scale of 4.00. He/she must have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing at his/her institution and be nominated their sports information director. CoSIDA has been selecting Academic All-America teams since 1952.

2013-14 Academic All-District Men's Track & Field/Cross Country Team

District II

First Team
Name, School, Hometown, GPA, Major
Jim Spisak, Duquesne, Johnstown, Pa.,3.76, Sec. Education (UG)/Inst. Technology (Graduate)

Alfredo Santana, La Salle, Philadelphia, Pa., 3.32, Psychology

2013-14 Academic All-District Women's Track & Field/Cross Country Team

District II

First Team
Name, School, Hometown, GPA, Major
Ashley Adams, Duquesne, Rochester, Pa., 3.90, Pharmacy

Meghan McGlinchey, La Salle, West Deptford, N.J., 3.47, Speech Language – Hearing Science

Katie Pratt, Saint Joseph’s, Beaverton, Ore., 3.87, Elementary Education

Emma Slattery, Saint Joseph’s, Downingtown, Pa., 3.88, Biology

Mercedes Yanora, Saint Joseph’s,  Wilkes Barre, Pa., 3.96, History

District V

First Team
Name, School, Hometown, GPA, Major
Lizzie Gleason, Dayton, Dayton, Ohio, 3.99, Biology

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