Georgia State's cross country team topped all schools with a 3.85 GPA and was honored with the Academic Team Award Thursday by the USTFCCCA.
Georgia State's cross country team wrapped up the 2016 season Friday morning at the NCAA South Regional hosted by Florida State in Tallahassee, Fla. The Panthers had a team finish of 24th in the 6k with freshman Angela Alonso finishing 49th out of 212 competitors.
The chase for qualifying spots in the NCAA Cross Country Championships field begins Friday at Apalachee Regional Park, where representatives from 36 women's and 31 men's teams will toe the starting line at the NCAA South Region Championships.
For the second year in a row, Georgia State's cross country team had a runner finish in the top-10 in the conference championship as freshman Angela Alonso earned All-Sun Belt honors with a ninth place finish Saturday morning at the 2016 Sun Belt Championships.
Georgia State's cross country team will run in the 2016 Sun Belt Championships this Saturday at 11 a.m. in Dothan, Ala. The Panthers ran the same course earlier this season and defeated Troy head-to-head in the event.
In the final warm-up before the Sun Belt Conference Championship, the Georgia State women's cross country team finished third at the Front Runner Invitational on Saturday afternoon at Camp Jordan Park.
Georgia State's cross country team prepares for its final tune-up before the Sun Belt Championships as the Panthers travel north to Chattanooga, Tenn. for Saturday's Front Runner Invitational 5k hosted by UT Chattanooga.
Georgia State's cross country team finished fourth Saturday at the USC Upstate Invitational, a 5k hosted in Spartanburg, S.C.
Georgia State's cross country team will run against a fellow Sun Belt member for the third event in a row when GSU competes against Appalachian State in the Upstate Invitational on Saturday at 9 a.m. in Spartanburg, S.C.
Georgia State cross country runner Angela Alonso is this week's GSU Student-Athlete of the Week, powered by the U.S. Marines.
Georgia State's cross country team went head-to-head with fellow Sun Belt Conference member Troy on Saturday morning on the Trojans' home course in Dothan, Ala. The Panthers bested Troy with an unofficial team score of 17 to Troy's 44.
After finishing second in its first two races of the season, Georgia State's cross country team goes to Dothan, Ala. this weekend to compete in the Trojan Invite 5k at 11 a.m. ET Saturday.