USTFCCCA Honors Cross Country Teams, Individuals

GENESEO, N.Y. – Thirteen members of the SUNY Geneseo cross country program were named U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic honorees, while both the men's and the women's teams were recognized as All-Academic squads, announced Thursday. 

The Geneseo women's honorees were seniors Marissa Bellusci, Marissa Cossaro, Kelly Flanagan, and Sara Rosenzweig along with junior Kristen Homeyer and sophomores Allison Fernandez and Elise Ramirez

The men were represented by seniors Travis Briggs, Alex Kramer and Connor Pulvidente, as well as junior Alexander Burks, sophomore Luke Holtzman and first-year Sean McAneny

A total of 664 student-athletes (374 women, 290 men) from across the country were honored for having at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average while finishing in the top-25 percent at their respective NCAA Regional Championships. 

A total of 216 women's teams and 173 men's teams earned All-Academic recognition for compiling at least a 3.10 cumulative grade point average and compiled a team score at an NCAA Regional meet. 

The Geneseo men team placed second at the NCAA Division III Championships, notching the highest finish ever in program history. Ranked No. 1 in the USTFCCCA Division III national poll for three-straight weeks, the Knights won their second-consecutive NCAA Division III Atlantic Regional Championship as well as their third-consecutive SUNYAC title which was the seventh in eight years. 

The Knights women finished third at the NCAA Division III Championships, marking the program's third-consecutive top-five showing at the national meet. Ranked No. 1 in the USTFCCCA Division III national poll for two weeks during the season, the Knights won their second NCAA Division III Atlantic Regional Championship along with their sixth-straight SUNYAC Championship that was also their 16th in the last 17 seasons.