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BAY CITY, Mich. The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has announced the 2011  Women's Cross Country Academic Teams. Northern Michigan had 10 student-athletes honored for on the All-GLIAC Academic Excellence team and four honored as All-GLIAC Academic.

Criteria states the student-athlete must be an active member on the roster at the end of the season and not a freshman or a first year transfer student. 

All-Academic Teams are comprised of those student-athletes that meet criteria and carry a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0-3.49. 

Academic Excellence Teams are comprised of student athletes that have a cumulative GPA of 3.50-4.0. 


Molly Burger, Jr., Environmental Science, Hayward, Wis.
Sarah Cousineau, So., Sports Science, Orland Hills, Mich./Victor Andrew
Mandy Dye, So., English/Secondary Education, Delton, Mich./Delton Kellogg
Olivia Juntila, Sr., Biology/Physiology, Marquette, Mich./Marquette Senior
Brittany Loomis, Jr., Speech, Language and Hearing Science, Cass City, Mich.
Kelsey Noah, So., Art and Design, Honor, Mich./Benzie Central
Jordyn Ross, So., Accounting/Corporate Finance, Lakeville, Minn./Lakeville South
Marie-Helen Soderman, Jr., Marketing, Njurunda, Sweden
Rachael Williams, So., Speech, Language and Hearing Science, Plainwell, Mich./Delton Kellogg
Rita Woitas, Jr., English/Secondary Education, Minnesota Lake, Minn./Maple River


Brianne Gerlach-McDonald, So., Biology/Physiology, Harper Woods, Mich./Grosse Pointe North
Nora Kiilunen, Sr., Social Studies/Elementary Education, Brighton, Mich.
Monica Markvardsen, So., Nursing, Northpoint, Wis./Rossland Secondary
Alicia Romano, So., Biology, Marquette, Mich./Marquette Senior

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Calvin Larson
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