March 3, 2009
Greensboro, N.C. - Eight All-Conference honorees, including two All-Americans, secured spots on the 2008 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Men's and Women's Cross Country Team as announced Wednesday, February 18 by Commissioner John D. Swofford.
To be eligible for consideration, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during her academic career.
Maryland junior Kristin Reed was named to the 2008 All-ACC Academic Cross Country Team. Reed is a Physical Education major from Pennsburg, Pa.
Student-athletes on the team earning All-ACC honors this past fall were Willemse, Boston College's Nichole Lister and Mallory Champa, Clemson's Jenna Baker, Florida State's Lesley Van Miert, North Carolina's Brie Felnagle, Virginia's Stephanie Garcia and Lauretta Dezubay. Felnagle and Van Miert also earned All-America recognition after finishing fourth and 29th, respectively, at the NCAA Championship.
The 2008 All-ACC Academic Women's Cross Country
Name, School, Class, Major
Jenna Baker, Clemson, Sophomore, Nursing
Marley Burns, Wake Forest, Sophomore, Health & Exercise Science
Mallory Champa, Boston College, Senior, Elementary Education
Lauretta Dezubay, Virginia, Senior, Kinesiology
Jessica Driscoll, Boston College, Junior, Secondary Education
Mary Kate DuBard, Georgia Tech, Freshman, Undeclared
Jessica Fanning, Virginia Tech, Senior, Architecture
Brie Felnagle, North Carolina, Senior, Communication Studies
Stephanie Garcia, Virginia, Junior, English
Morgane Gay, Virginia, Freshman, Undeclared
Nichole Lister, Boston College, Senior, Environmental Geology
Anna Nosenko, Wake Forest, Freshman, Undeclared
Dina Nosenko, Wake Forest, Freshman, Undeclared
Meredith Placer, Wake Forest, Gr, Liberal Studies
Emily Pritt, NC State, Freshman, Communications - Media
Erin Reddan, Virginia Tech, Senior, Human Nutrition, Foods & Exercise
Kristin Reed, Maryland, Junior, Physical Education
Kim Ruck, Clemson, Freshman, Health Science
Emily Schwitzer, Duke, Sophomore, Undeclared
Carly Seymour, Duke, Freshman, Undeclared
Samantha Stafford, Virginia, Junior, Interdisciplinary - Environmental Thought
Morgan Stengel, North Carolina, Senior, Business Administration
Lesley van Miert, Florida State, Senior, Sociology
Lydia Willemse, Florida State, Senior, Chemistry