MACON, Ga. - The Atlantic Sun Conference released its selections for the Men's Cross Country Academic All-Conference Team on Wednesday, and Stetson senior Kyle Burton was one of the eight runners who earned the accolades.
Burton currently holds a 3.99 cumulative GPA while majoring in biochemistry. He ran in six of the seven races this season for Stetson, and his best time was at the UF Mountain Dew Invitational, where he finished the race with a time of 29:12.
Burton also finished in 17th with a time 18:09 at the Flrunners.com Invitational to help lead the Hatters to a first place finish at the event. He finished his career at the Atlantic Sun Championship race, crossing the finish line with a time of 29:37.9.
The Atlantic Sun introduced the new sport-by-sport Academic All-Conference teams in the 2011-2012 academic year to recognize student-athletes who embody the conference's mission of Building Winners for Life. All the members of the team boast a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (GPA) or better and participated in at least half of their team's games.