LANSING, Mich. — Lansing Community College men's and women's cross country teams have received national recognition as the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Cross Country Coaches Association announced just days ago their academic honorees for the 2019 cross country season.
The men's team is ranked 7th nationwide in the NJCAA Division I Men's Cross Country Academic All-Scholar Teams, and the women's team is ranked 13th in the nation in the NJCAA Division I Women's Cross Country Academic All-Scholar Teams.
LCC had eight students join the ranks of Scholar All-Americans by the NJCAA based on their academic achievements. Representing the women’s team is Claudia Baryo with a 4.0, Anne Lyon with a 4.0, and Sophia Spalding with a 3.50. The scholar’s on the men’s team are Joel Fudge with a 4.0, Austin Savage with a 4.0, Stefan Carlson with a 3.62, Dilland Havilland with a 3.60 and Cody Rapelje with a 3.50.
“They truly are a really good group of student-athletes,” said LCC head coach James Robinson. “They support each other and they work hard. From my perspective, they have been one of the easiest and most fun groups to work with during my time at LCC.”
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