Bates men's cross country was named a 2015 Division III Men's All-Academic Team Friday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association, with a whopping six team members also earning individual All-Academic honors.
Senior Allen Sumrall represented Bates men's cross country at the NCAA Championships on Saturday and finished 31st out of 278 runners, to become the 14th All-American men's cross country runner in program history.
Bates senior captain Allen Sumrall was officially named to the 2015 NESCAC Men's Cross Country All-Conference Second Team on Tuesday for his eighth-place finish at last weekend's conference championship meet.
Senior Allen Sumrall placed eighth out of 129 runners overall to lead the No. 19 nationally ranked Bates men's cross country team to seventh place out of 11 teams at the NESCAC Championships on Saturday.
The Bates men's cross country team put on a dominating performance in winning its second consecutive Maine State Championship meet Saturday at Bowdoin College, as the Bobcats' top five runners placed among the top seven overall.
Allen Sumrall and Gregg Heller placed 27th and 39th out of 354 runners, respectively, leading the No. 18 nationally ranked Bates men's cross country team to eighth place out of 39 teams Friday at the Paul Short Invitational College Men's Brown 8K at Lehigh University.
Senior captain Allen Sumrall had the second fastest time of the day as the No. 8-ranked team in New England, the Bates men's cross country team, opened with a 62-48 loss to No. 6 Colby in modified scoring Saturday in the rivals' annual Class Wave Races.