Thirteen Warriors earn cross country FC academic honors
The Lewis-Clark State College cross country programs had 13 runners named to the academic all-conference teams, released by Frontier Conference officials on Thursday. The Warrior women led the conference with 10 athletes receiving honors, while the men had three qualify for the recognition.
To be eligible for the all-conference academic teams, a student-athlete must be at least a sophomore in standing, maintain a 3.0 GPA, and participate in half of their team’s meets.
LC runners named to the women’s team were seniors Kelsey Klettke, Amanda Palmer, Madison Randall, Francis Rojas, and Stephanie Shuel; juniors Chelsey Leighton and Whitlee Young; and sophomores Ashley Barnes, AnnieKate Olson, and LaDawn Vinson.
Out of eight Frontier Conference schools, the Lewis-Clark State women’s team was the only team to have more than seven student-athletes earn the award.
Warriors to make the men’s team were juniors Sean Hagan and Dave Marks, and sophomore Taylor Galusha.