The Hope College cross country teams have been
honored for academic excellence by the National College Cross
Country Coaches Association.
The programs honors NCAA Division III teams who maintained a
minimum cumulative 3.0 grade point average during the fall
It marks the eighth consecutive year that both Hope teams,
coached by Mark Northuis, have been honored. The women's team
maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.46 while the men's cross average
Six Hope student-athletes are members of the individual
honor roll for maintaining a minimum 3.5 grade point average.
They are Stacy Brown, a senior from Laingsburg (Laingsburg HS);
Janette (Molly) Griebe, a junior from Chelsea (Chelsea HS);
Jeffrey Kauffman, a sophomore from Minnetonka, Minn. (Minnetonka
HS); Ellen Schultz, a senior from Maple City (Maple City-Glen
Lake HS); Rebecca Timmer, a junior from Pella, Iowa (Pella HS)
and Joseph Veldman, a freshman from Sawyer (Three Oaks-River