Austin Selected To MVC Scholar-Athlete Team For Second Straight Year
ST. LOUIS — Drake men's cross country standout Brogan Austin added to his MVC honors list with his selection to the 2012 men's cross country MVC Scholar-Athlete Team.
The MVC Scholar-Athlete Team is made up of selected student-athletes who finish in the top 20 at the conference championship and hold a cumulative grade-point average of 3.2 with sophomore standing.
Austin was honored with the award for the second straight year by placing third at the MVC Championship on Saturday, Oct 27. He ran the 8-kilometer course at Weibring Golf Course in Normal, Ill. in 24:25.01.
The junior holds a 3.58 GPA with a double major in math and education. He was selected for the MVC's Elite 18 Award, which goes to the top achieving male student-athlete at the MVC Championship combined with highest grade-point average.
Austin is one of nine MVC men's student-athletes to receive the award. He held the highest conference finishing position of the nine. Fourteen student-athletes were selected on the women's side.