LA Tech’s Kaufman Named to C-USA XC All-Academic Team

Nov. 10, 2016

IRVING, Texas - Louisiana Tech sophomore runner Kacie Kaufman has been voted to the 2016 Conference USA InTouch Credit Union Women’s Cross Country All-Academic Team, the league office announced Thursday.

A sophomore for the Lady Techsters, Kaufman has earned a 4.0 GPA as a communications major at Louisiana Tech, while also excelling outside of the classroom.

Kaufman was LA Tech’s top finisher in all four meets she competed in this season for the Lady Techsters. Additionally, the Loveland, Colorado, native is a C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medal recipient.

Kaufman placed first in LA Tech’s home meet, the Mook Triple-Duals, while the sophomore also recorded a top 25 finish in three of the four races she competed in this season, including two top 10 finishes at the Mook Triple-Duals (1st) and AllState Sugar Bowl Cross Country Festival in New Orleans (7th).

This weekend, Kaufman is one of two Lady Techsters who will compete in the NCAA South Central Regionals, which will be hosted by the Arkansas Razorbacks at Agri Park in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Elia Nero will also represent LA Tech this weekend in the NCAA Regionals in Arkansas.

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2016 InTouch Credit Union C-USA Cross Country Women's All-Academic Team

Kacie Kaufman | Louisiana Tech | Sophomore | 4.00 - Communications

Susannah Lynch | North Texas | Sophomore | 4.00 - Psychology

Abigail Cartwright | Rice | Sophomore | 3.86 – Civil Engineering

Katie Jensen* | Rice | Senior | 3.79 – Chemical Engineering



Dana Dillistone | Southern Miss | Senior | 3.97 - Biochemistry

Alexa Brainard | WKU | Junior | 3.90 – Public Health: Pre-Physical Therapy

*Repeat Selections


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