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UC Riverside cross-country, track athletes don't run from schoolwork
UC Riverside cross-country, track athletes don't run from schoolwork

The NCAA and its member institutions often refer to "student-athletes," but the front side of the term isn't often highlighted in a sports section. We asked officials from the Southland's Division I universities to point us toward their best and brightest — the teams that made classroom performance a priority. Here is what we found at UC Riverside: The UC Riverside cross-country and track and field program has a nice run going, and that's more than a pun. The men's teams have been honored by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Assn. with All-Academic status seven consecutive years. The women's teams had a similar streak from...

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