TEAM CC All-Academic Nominations

Nominations for All-Academic closed on Friday, January 24 at 5 p.m. CT.  Nominations have been received from these institutions.

Criteria for nominations are listed below the form.


Please note the following criteria based on division:

 Division I All-Academic Teams

  • Cumulative team GPA of all student-athletes on an institution’s NCAA Squad List of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, including the most recent grading period, computed by the following method:
    • Total the cumulative number of semester hours or quarter hours completed for all student-athletes on the NCAA Squad List, including the most recent grading period;
    • Total the cumulative number of quality points (GPA multiplied by the number of credit hours) earned by all student-athletes on the NCAA Squad List, including the most recent grading period;
    • Divide the cumulative number of quality points earned by the cumulative number of semester or quarter hours completed.
    • Institutions utilizing a different GPA scale than 4.0 then must convert the GPA to a 4.0 scale using the standard conversion method [GPA/Scale x 4.0]. Data must be certifiable by the institution’s registrar’s office.

Division II All-Academic Teams

  • Team cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, including the most recent grading period. Institutions utilizing a different GPA scale than 4.0 should first calculate the cumulative GPA and then convert the GPA to a 4.0 scale using the standard conversion method [GPA/Scale x 4.0].
    • Total the cumulative number of semester hours or quarter hours completed for all student-athletes who used a season of eligibility, including the most recent grading period;
    • Total the cumulative number of quality points (GPA multiplied by the number of credit hours) earned by all student-athletes including the most recent grading period;
    • Divide the cumulative number of quality points earned by the cumulative number of semester or quarter hours completed.
    • Institutions utilizing a different GPA scale than 4.0 then must convert the GPA to a 4.0 scale using the standard conversion method [GPA/Scale x 4.0]. Data must be certifiable by the institution’s registrar.
  • Transfer students and/or graduate students are to include only grades earned at the current nominating institution.
  • All eligible student-athletes whose names appear on the NCAA Eligibility Form and used a year of eligibility must be included.
  • The team must have competed and compiled a team score at an NCAA Division II Regional Cross Country meet.

Division III All-Academic Teams

  • Team meets the NCAA criteria for cross country sponsorship (five meets with a minimum of five runners competing at each meet).
  • Team roster must include every individual who used a season of eligibility.
  • Graduate students must take all undergraduate plus graduate coursework into account.
  • An institution’s team roster must have a minimum cumulative team grade point average of 3.1 on a 4.0 scale through the most recent semester/quarter.
    • Total the cumulative number of semester hours or quarter hours completed for all student-athletes who used a season of eligibility, including the most recent grading period;
    • Total the cumulative number of quality points (GPA multiplied by the number of credit hours) earned by all student-athletes who used a season of eligibility, including the most recent grading period;
    • Divide the cumulative number of quality points earned by the cumulative number of semester or quarter hours completed.
    • Institutions utilizing a different GPA scale than 4.0 then must convert the GPA to a 4.0 scale using the standard conversion method [GPA/Scale x 4.0]. Data must be certifiable by the institution’s registrar.

NAIA All-Academic Teams

  • Cumulative team GPA at the end of the most recent semester/quarter of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, including the most recent grading period, computed by the following method:
    • Total the cumulative number of semester hours or quarter hours earned for all student-athletes on the eligibility certificate, including the most recent grading period;
    • Total the cumulative number of grade points earned by all student-athletes on the eligibility certificate, including the most recent grading period;
    • Divide the cumulative number of grade points/quality points earned by the cumulative number of semester or quarter hours earned.
    • Institutions utilizing a different GPA scale than 4.0 then must convert the GPA to a 4.0 scale using the standard conversion method [GPA/Scale x 4.0].