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Cross Country Lands Five on the Academic All-MAC Team

Courtesy: Sean Daniels, WMU Media Relations
Release: 11/24/2015
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- The Western Michigan cross country team saw five of its athletes make the Academic All-Team on Tuesday. Last season, the Broncos had four runners make the team. Daya Wagh is a two-time Academic All-MAC selection. 

Of the 65 student-athletes named to the team, six of them recorded a perfect 4.0 grade point average including sophomore Maria McDaniel. 

Bowling Green leads the conference with 10 student-athletes receiving academic honors.

The Academic All-MAC honor is for a student-athlete who has excelled in athletics and academics. To qualify, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA and have participated in at least 50 percent of the contests for that particular sport.

Western Michigan:
Hanne Christensen, Sophomore, English: Creative Writing, 3.69
Claire Gilbert, Sophomore, University Curriculum, 3.24
Maria McDaniel, Sophomore, Pre-Occupational Therapy, 4.00
Daya Wagh, Junior, Nursing, 3.22
Makenzie Evers, Sophomore, Pre-Occupational Therapy, 3.39

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