Colley, Moldovan, Hoer Earn USTFCCCA All-Academic Awards
Feb. 15, 2012
RALEIGH, N.C. -- NC State men’s cross country runners Andrew Colley of Williamsburg, Va., and Bobby Moldovan of Fort Wayne, Ind., and women’s runner Laura Hoer of Arden, N.C., earned United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association’s All-Academic honors, the UTFCCCA announced this week.
Colley and Moldovan were among the 58 Division I men to qualify for the award, which recognizes student-athletes in cross country who have at least a 3.25 grade point average and have earned either NCAA All-America status or finished in the top 15 percent at their 2011 NCAA regional competition.
Colley earned All-American honors with his 15th-place finish at the 2011 NCAA Cross Country Championships in Terre Haute, Ind. He was also fourth at the NCAA Southeast region race. Moldovan was 93rd at the NCAA championships and 14th at the regional.
Hoer, who was 71st at the NCAA championship race and 18th at the NCAA Southeast Region race, was one of 104 Division I women to earn the award.
Both the Wolfpack men’s and women’s teams were also honored as USTFCCCA NCAA Division I All-Academic teams for their overall team grade point averages. The men’s team had a cumulative GPA of 3.38, while the women’s team GPA was 3.26.