Saluki cross country earned two team academic honors and an individual recognition from the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, the USTFCCCA announced Friday.
Saluki cross country and track student-athlete Eileen Schweiss was named this year's Lincoln Academy student laureate last Friday, Nov. 22.
Saluki cross country concluded its monumental 2013 season on Friday at the NCAA Midwest Regional at Iowa State, where the Saluki women finished a program-high fourth place and the Saluki men finished 11th out of 29 teams.
Saluki cross country, hot off its sweep of the Missouri Valley Conference Cross Country Championships on Nov. 2, will look to make a splash on the national scene on Friday at the NCAA Midwest Regional hosted by Iowa State.
Saluki cross country earned seven Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete honors after sweeping both the men's and women's MVC Championships last weekend, the conference announced Tuesday.