Cross Country earns All-American academic honors

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Pima Community College Cross Country runners were named Academic All-Americans for the 2010 fall semester.

The men’s team was ninth best in the country, with a combined grade point average of 3.548.

Individual Academic All-American honors went to sophomores Jess Montour, Josue Saldivar and Nathan Corsi. All three maintained a GPA of 3.4 or higher during the 2010 fall semester.

The women’s team was 13th best in the country academically, combining for a GPA of 3.668.

Sophomore Julia Peerenboom held a perfect 4.0 GPA last fall.

Sophomore Julia Dittiger, sophomore Brianna Fugere, freshman Heidi Lopez and freshman Jodine Steemers also earned individual academic honors. Each carried a GPA of 3.4 or higher throughout the 2010 fall semester.

There were 19 men’s programs and 24 women’s programs in the nation that earned Academic Team of the Year honors.

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