Feb. 15, 2012
STORRS, Conn.-The University of Connecticut men’s cross country team was tabbed as an USTFCCCA All-Academic squad as announced on Wednesday morning. The Huskies finished the 2011 campaign tenth in the Northeast Region and 11th at the IC4A Championship.
Leading the way for the Huskies in 2011 was co-captains Scott Johnson and Nick Aguila. At the Regionals, Aguila took 48th place out of 240 runners with a 32:36.6 time. Shortly behind Aguila was sophomore Ryan McGuire who crossed the finish line 73rd at 33:03.8 and fellow co-captain senior Scott Johnson in 74th in 33:07.2.
To qualify as a USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country Team, the team must have had a cumulative team GPA of 3.00 or better and have started at least five runners at their respective NCAA regional championship.