CIU Cross Country Runners Honored as Scholars

February 07, 2014

The Columbia International University Rams men’s and women’s cross country teams have been named fall 2013 Scholar Teams by the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA).

There were a total of 35 NCCAA teams who met the criteria for the academic award which is a minimum grade point average of 3.40 (on a 4.0 scale) for all combined student-athletes on the team.

The GPA for the men’s team was 3.63 and 3.4 for the women. CIU Athletics Director Kim Abbot calls the honor “an outstanding achievement.”

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