NEW ORLEANS, La. - The Loyola University New Orleans cross country program recently had 11 members earn post-season awards as announced by the Southern States Athletic Conference and the NAIA.
The women’s team had two runners named to the NAIA Daktronics Scholar Athlete list for the 2010 season, led by senior Madeline Falcone who was honored for the third time in her career. Falcone just missed qualifying for nationals for the third straight year, finishing 11th at the SSAC meet. Junior Mary Clara Hutchison, who had her best time in the SSAC meet, earned scholar athlete honors as well.
For the SSAC honors, junior Lauren Fereday was named to the Musco Lighting Champion of Character Team. Hutchison made the All-Academic list as did sophomore Jenna Knoblach.
Sophomore Kenny Tsao, the men’s top performer of the season, was selected to the Musco Lighting Champion of Character Team. Tsao, who took 20th at the SSAC meet, was also named to the SSAC All-Academic Team.
Two juniors for the men were tabbed All-Academic in Justin Feck and Adam Mayon. The remaining recipients for All-Academic were sophomores Alex Hall, Kieran Harper, Alex Mayon, and Galen Westerfield.