Landmark Conference announces 2011 Fall All-Academic Team

WASHINGTON – Four Cardinals have been named to the 2011 Landmark Conference Fall All-Academic Team, it was announced on Tuesday.  George Brewer (cross country), Kathryn Crawford (cross country), Kelly Crimmins (volleyball) and Justin Oloriz (soccer) were honored for excelling athletically and academically.

Brewer was one of CUA’s top performers this season.  He placed ninth at the season opening Albright Invitational, which the Cardinals won, a 37th place finish at the UMES Invite, which featured a number of Division I schools, and a 35th place finish at the Landmark Conference championship.

Crawford was a steady performer for CUA this season on the trail.  She finished 52nd at the UMES Invite, which featured several Division I schools, and 60th at the Landmark Conference championships, where CUA placed third overall.  Last season, Crawford placed 14th at the CUA Invite and 67th at the conference meet.

A first team all-conference selection this season, Crimmins totaled 185 kills, 95 blocks and 18 digs in 2011.  Crimmins led the Landmark Conference with a .321 hitting percentage, and she ranked third in blocks, averaging 0.97 per game.  Crimmins posted a season-high 15 kills in CUA’s match at Lancaster Bible and she blocked a season-high six on two occasions.

Oloriz saw time in 17 matches this season for CUA, in helping lead the Cardinals to their fourth consecutive appearance in the Landmark Conference championship.  Oloriz scored one goal, which came vs. Scranton, and it proved to be the game-winner.  Oloriz is a member of the Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll.

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