Fitchburg, MA – Athletic Director Sue Lauder announced today that the 2016 Women's Cross Country team has earned the Fitchburg State University Team Academic Achievement Award for the 2016-17 athletic season.
The award is given to the team that finishes the academic year with the highest grade point average among the 16 varsity sports at Fitchburg State University. The Women's Cross Country squad dethroned the men's ice hockey team with an overall average GPA of 3.37. Softball and the Ice Hockey tied for second place with a still outstanding GPA of 3.27.
Cross Country kicks off the 2017 campaign on Saturday, September when they host the annual Jim Sheehan Memorial Invite at the Doyle Conservation Center in Leominster, Mass. For more information visit www.fitchburgfalcons.com