Air Force Duo Named to Academic All-District Team
June 7, 2007
USAF Academy, Colo. - Air Force sophomore Joe Curran and junior Kenny Grosselin were selected to the 2007 ESPN The Magazine Academy All-America® University Division Men's Track and Field/Cross Country District VII Team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced today (June 7). As first-team selections, both Falcons will be available for the national ballot.
Curran was the only sophomore selected to the 10-person District VII team and one of just eight sophomores to be named in the complete 106-member University Division.
A two-time Mountain West Conference all-academic team member and Scholar Athlete, Curran currently holds a 3.89 grade-point-average in aeronautical engineering. The native of Naperville, Ill., claimed all-conference honors in the 10,000-meter run at the recent MWC Outdoor Championships, while also earning a scoring finish at the indoor championships. In addition, Curran led the Falcons in the 5000-meter run during the indoor season.
Accumulating a 3.96 in mathematics, Grosselin holds the third-highest GPA in the district. He was a competitor at the 2006 Mountain West Conference and NCAA Regional cross country championships. The native of Ramstein AB, Germany, is a three-time selection to the MWC all-academic team, as well as a conference Scholar Athlete. Grosselin picked up a top-10 finish in the 10,000-meter run at the recent outdoor meet, while being named to the Superintendent's List for excellence in military, academic and athletic performance every semester.
The national team will be announced on Monday, June 25.
District 7 University Division
Erik Heinonen (Colorado) Sr.
Greg Liebl (North Dakota State) Jr.
Issar Yazhbin (Nebraska) Sr.
Nate Probasco (Nebraska) Grad.
Tyler Dailey (Missouri) Sr.
Neil Hines (Iowa State) Sr.
Daniel Kenney (Colorado) Sr.
Kenny Grosselin (Air Force) Jr.
Egor Agafonov (Kansas) Jr.
Joe Curran (Air Force) So.