Geneva College

 

 

Five Runners Honored for Academic Excellence

Van Zanic                                                                                                                                

Director of Sports Information

(724) 847-6886

vgzanic@geneva.edu

 

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

November 18, 2008

ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE REWARDED FOR

QUINTET OF RUNNERS

Beaver Falls, PA – Geneva’s cross country season came to an end on Saturday at the NCCAA national meet at Cedarville University. Geneva’s women posted an 11th place overall finish in a field of 19 schools. Off the course, the Golden Tornadoes were honored with five student-athletes receiving NCCAA All-Scholar Athlete awards. On the women’s side, four student-athletes were honored. Senior Rebecca VanRegenmorter, who was Geneva’s top finisher at the national meet, received scholar-athlete honors, along with seniors Nicole Okerlund and Audrey Joseph. Junior Heather Austin was also honored by the NCCAA.

On the men’s side, Josh Falk and Josh Gunnett each competed at the NCCAA national meet and turned in a pair of top 35 finishes. Falk was Geneva’s top finisher in 22nd place and he was the lone male recipient of the scholar-athlete award. Falk, a senior from Clarinda, Ia, led the way for the men’s side.