Mac harrier Cooney honored for academics

By Steve Sell
November 24, 2015
McPherson College Sports Information

McPherson College’s Dixon Cooney and Bethany College’s Zach Hartwell were among the 16 men’s cross country runners named to the KCAC-NAIA Scholar-Athlete Team.

Cooney recently competed in the NAIA National Championships and was the KCAC’s seventh-highest finisher.

In order to be nominated by an institution's head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved a junior academic status to qualify for this honor.