EMU's cross country teams have each won All-Academic awards from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA).
For a team to be considered for this honor, it must have competed and compiled a team score at an NCAA Regional meet and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.10 on a 4.0 scale. Overall, there were 393 teams honored by the USTFCCCA, of which 215 were women's teams.
EMU's women had a team GPA of 3.58 and finished 16th at the South/Southeast Regional race, while the men had a GPA of 3.41 and finish 23rd at the regional meet. Both teams were well above the standards to earn All-Academic Team recognition.
This is the second straight season the Royals women have earned the team award.