March 3, 2009
GREENSBORO, N.C. - Five All-Conference honorees secured spots on the 2008 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Men'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 Greg Kelsey earned a spot on the 2008 All-ACC Academic Cross Country Team. Kelsey is a kinesiology major from Saratoga Springs, N.Y. This is the junior's second time receiving the honor.
Kelsey is joined by freshman Alex Lundy who also earned a spot on the team. The freshman is a Biology major hailing from Littleton, Colorado.
Student-athletes on the team earning All-ACC honors this past fall were Mack, Boston College's Timothy Ritchie, Duke's Bo Waggoner, Florida State's Matt Leeder and Virginia Tech's Devin Cornwall. Ritchie finished second at this year's ACC Championship while Cornwall was third, Leeder seventh and Waggoner 10th.
Repeaters from last year's academic honors team include Ritchie, Waggoner, Leeder, Cornwall, Clemson's Sam Bryfczynski, Virginia's Andrew Jesien and Wake Forest's Gregory Billington
The 2008 All-ACC Academic Men's Cross Country team is as follows: Name, School, Year, Major
Brock Baker, North Carolina, Sr., Biology/Romance Languages
Gregory Billington, Wake Forest, So., Undeclared
Andrew Brodeur, Duke, Fr., Undeclared
Sam Bryfczynski, Clemson, Gr., Computer Science
Devin Cornwall, Virginia Tech, Sr., Marketing
Adam Cunningham, North Carolina, So., Undeclared
David Emerson, Boston College, Sr., Computer Science
Emory Gibbs, Georgia Tech, Sr., Management
Michael Hammond, Virginia Tech, Fr., Psychology
Andrew Jesien, Virginia, Sr., Mathematics
Jason Lakritz, Florida State, Sr., Exercise Science
Matt Leeder, Florida State, So., Psychology
Alex Lundy, Maryland, So., Biology
Greg Kelsey, Maryland, Jr., Kinesiology
Bobby Mack, NC State, Gr., Curriculum Instruction
Robert Moldovan, NC State, So., Elementary Education
Phillip Padilla, Virginia Tech, Sr., Industrial Design
Timothy Ritchie Boston College Sr. Theology
Jonathan Sunde Clemson So. Mechanical Engineering
Nazar Trilisky Georgia Tech Sr. Computer Engineering
Bo Waggoner Duke So. Undeclared