Two former Culver Academies cross country runners received Academic All-Ivy honors for the fall season. Alejandro Arroyo Yamin ’10, Princeton University, and Waverly Neer ’11, Columbia University, were nominated by their respective schools.
A senior at Princeton, Yamin is majoring in architecture. He was named to All-Ivy second team after placing 12th at Ivy League Heptagonal Championships; earned cross country coaches assocation All-Region honors thanks to a seventh-place finish at NCAA Regionals; and finished 73rd at the NCAA Championship.
Neer is a junior at Columbia majoring in anthropology. She was the runner-up at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships and took fourth place at the NCAA Northeast Regionals to earn a spot in the NCAA Championships.
To be recognized, a student-athlete must be on an officially recognized varsity team and carry a 3.0 or better cumulative grade-point average. Each Ivy League institution was allowed to nominate five men and women from its eligible student-athletes.