MEAC Announces Cross Country Academic Honors

Courtesy: MEAC Media Relations
          Release: 10/25/2017
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Courtesy: MEAC Media Relations

NORFOLK, Va., Oct. 25, 2017—The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced the 2017 Cross Country All-Academic Selections, honoring 90 student-athletes from the conference’s 13 institutions who achieved academic success during the 2016-17 academic year.

MEAC sophomore, junior and senior student-athletes with a 3.0 or better cumulative grade point average, as well as transfer student-athletes who have been in residence at the institution for at least one year, are eligible for All-Academic accolades.

“I commend our men’s and women’s cross country student-athletes for maintaining a 3.0 or better grade point average,” said MEAC Commissioner Dr. Dennis E. Thomas. “I would also like to acknowledge the academic support staff, parents and coaches who have contributed to the academic success of these student-athletes.”

Listed below are the 2017 Cross Country All-Academic honorees (by institutions):

Bethune-Cookman (8)
Cameron Berryhill
Deja Davis
Tatyana Hodnett
Paije Johnson
Daniel Kiptoo
Julia Mills
Briana Pollock
Sade Ritchie-Rowley

Coppin State (6)
Randi Bohler
Savannah Forte
Lunnise Gibson
Mark London
Devon Teagle
Eriell Wallace

Delaware State (12)
Rebecca Altidor
Gerald Amobi
Cameron Burgess
Erin Cooper
Seth Danjoint
Cydney Davis
Hasan Gill
Hanqaamo Lintiso
Britney Nguetta
Sylvia Okafor
Trameceia Sample
Ashley Wilson

Florida A&M (6)
Destiny Johnson
Judith Kibii
Emmax Kiplagat
Fridah Limo
Nancy Murgor
Naomi Tanui

Hampton (5)
Stanley Davis
Faith Keitany
Geoffrey McCullough
Janet Okeago
Emmaunel Too

Howard (7)
Mohamed Bah
Sydney Benson
Simone Counts
Jade Hardy
Oluchi Ike
Alyssa Rishell
Abraham Robertson

Maryland Eastern Shore (9)
Oussama Choutai
Hector Cime
Tanise Edwards
Luan Gabriel
Lenneisha Gilbert
Sharon Jerop
Amirah Jones
Stanley Meli
Dypna Uninakwe

Morgan State (3)
Rachel Bauer
Karen Escobedo
Valencia McDowell

Norfolk State (12)
Festus Bett
Haileyesus Demsie
Tomas Fantaye
Anteneh Girma
Candice Higgins
Nelly Jerop
Felix Kiprotich
Ashah Koech
Shameeka Price-Cleare
Caroline Samoei
Jospeh Wanene
Linei Woodson

North Carolina A&T State (10)
Kristoni Barnes
G’Jasmyne Butler
Imani Coleman
Miranda Green
Asya Macon
Dequan Maddox
Mar’Quise McGee
Khadijah Reid
Steven Stowe
Kennedy Thorne

North Carolina Central (4)
Joseph Osewe
Starbesha Satterwhite
Kiana Seabrook
Jaleesa Smoot

Savannah State (2)
Abbas Abbkar
Randolph Barrett

South Carolina State (6)
Luiza Duarte
Dyrell Kinloch
Marie McClary
Cashion Rivers
Claudia Roca
James Williams

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