Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts

Men’s cross-country team recognized for academic excellence

Michael Richard ’13 earned NEWMAC Academic All-Conference accolades.

The men’s cross-country team was named to the 2012 U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-Academic Cross Country Team list.

The Lyons posted a 3.24 cumulative grade point average, which ranked fourth overall among all New England Women’s and Men’s Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) teams listed. Academically, senior Michael Richard earned NEWMAC Academic All-Conference accolades this past fall for the third consecutive season.

As a team, Wheaton finished seventh overall at the NEWMAC Championships and 29th overall at the NCAA Division III New England Championships.