Mitchell - Bauer USTFCCCA 2012 Division III Men’s Cross Country All-Academic Honorees

Feb. 22, 2013

The U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association has announced that Luther cross country student-athletes Marty Mitchell and Austin Bauer have earned 2012 Division III All-Academic Cross Country status.

To qualify for the USTFCCCA All-Academic Cross Country Team, the student-athlete must have compiled a cumulative grade point average of 3.30 or greater through the most-recent semester and placed in the top-35 at the NCAA Regional Championships.

Mitchell and Bauer were among a total of 162 student-athletes that  represented 85 institutions that earned this honor.

Mitchell and Bauer helped lead Luther to a third place finish at the NCAA III Central Regional, that qualified the Norse as a team for the 27th time in school history, for the NCAA III National Championships. Mitchell placed fifth and Bauer placed 13th from the field of 185 runners.

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