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WCC Announces 2013 Men's Cross Country All-Academic Team

Nov. 7, 2013

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. --- The West Coast Conference is pleased to announce the 2013 West Coast Conference Men's Cross Country All-Academic Teams. Ten student-athletes were selected to the All-Academic Team to mirror the All-Conference Team that was announced on Saturday, November 2. Four members of this year's team appeared on the 2012 All-Academic squad, with one member, Jesse Aston (Pepperdine), earning his third straight honor.

At the conclusion of each athletic season, the WCC selects an all-academic squad for each WCC-sponsored sport. To be considered in the sport of men's cross country, a student-athlete must maintain at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average, be a significant contributor to his team and participate in at least 50 percent of all contests, and have at least sophomore athletic and academic standing with at least one year in residence at the nominating institution.

2013 WEST COAST CONFERENCE MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM

PLAYER SCHOOL CLASS GPA MAJOR
Jesse Aston Pepperdine Sr. 3.79 English
Eric Causey San Francisco So. 3.47 Business
Scott Fauble Portland RS-Jr. 3.40 Psychology
Steve Flint BYU Jr. 3.78 Actuarial Science
Thomas Gruenewald BYU Sr. 3.54 Family Studies
Samuel Holeman Santa Clara So. 3.94 Computer Science/Engineering
Kevin Joerger Loyola Marymount Sr. 3.95 Biochemistry
Willie Milam Gonzaga Sr. 3.78 Business
Weston Strum Loyola Marymount Sr. 3.62 Accounting
Jason Witt BYU Sr. 3.36 Applied Statistics

2013 WCC MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY ALL-ACADEMIC HONORABLE MENTION
Tylor Thatcher (BYU), Spencer Gardner (BYU), Matthew Crichlow (GON), Danny Lunder (GON), Drew Dalton (LMU), Michael Duncan (LMU), Danny Gibson (LMU), Chris Hostetler (PEP), Ben Forsee (POR), Griffin Hay (POR), Stephen Kersh (POR), Charlie McDonald (POR), Sean O'Hollearn (POR), Justin Rocereto (POR), Nick Shindler (POR), Connor Whan (POR), Trevor Araujo (SMC), Rhett Baynes (SMC), Erik Anderson (USD), Nick Hicks (USF), Gustavo Mena (USF), Bryan Scott Crook (SCU), Benjamin Demaree (SCU), Anthony Ferrari (SCU), Ryan Greenough (SCU), Sean Roe (SCU), Luca Signore (SCU), Leland Wong (SCU),