Four cross country runners earn Academic All-MSC honors
Friday, November 3, 2017
Four cross country runners earn Academic All-MSC honors
Michaela Postell was one of four Cumberland runners named Academic All-Mid-South Conference on Friday. (Credit Steve Wampler)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Four Cumberland cross country runners – juniors Taylor Blankenship and Chris Swann as well as sophomores Michaela Postell and Jerry Rojas – were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference by the league office on Friday in advance of the league championships this weekend.

Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average and above to be eligible for the award.

Blankenship holds a 3.75 in Athletic Training and Postell has a 3.53, also in Athletic Training. Rojas posts a 3.68 in Mathematics and Swann carries a 3.29 in Business Administration.

The 2017 Mid-South Cross Country Championships take place Saturday at Phil Moore Park in Bowling Green, Ky.

2017 Men’s Cross Country Academic All-Mid-South Conference
Jerry Rojas – 3.68, Mathematics/Secondary Education
Chris Swann – 3.29, Business Administration

2017 Women’s Cross Country Academic All-Mid-South Conference
Taylor Blankenship – 3.75, Athletic Training
Michaela Postell – 3.53, Athletic Training