RIO GRANDE, Ohio – Two members of the University of Rio Grande women’s cross country team have been named an Academic All-Mid-South Conference selection.
Senior Amy Lower (Lancaster, OH) and sophomore Brittany Piccone (Crooksville, OH) represented the RedStorm on the list of 30 honorees announced by the league following the 2012 MSC Championships last Saturday on the URG campus.
Both runners had their season-best showings in Saturday’s race. Piccone finished 20th in a time of 20:51 and Lower was 21st in a time of 20:52.
Lower has a grade point average of 3.86, while Piccone carries a grade point average of 3.83. Both are Intervention Specialist majors.
In order to be nominated, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved at least sophomore academic status.
Lindsey Wilson College led the list with six honorees, while the University of the Cumberlands had five. Campbellsville University and Georgetown College had four representatives each.