Clark, Manthe Named Academic All-America

June 24, 2004

LAWRENCE, Kan. – University of Kansas juniors Kim Clark and Megan Manthe were named to the 2004 Academic All-America Women’s Cross Country/Track and Field Team in the University Division as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of American (CoSIDA) on Thursday.

Clark, a biochemistry major, was named to the 15-member first team after earning a 4.0 GPA. The Elkhorn, Neb., native was a part of the women’s 4×400-meter relay team that took 20th at the 2004 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Manthe, who was named to the third team, also recorded a perfect 4.0 GPA while majoring in biochemistry. The native of Anoka, Minn., helped guide the women’s cross country team to a fifth place finish in the NCAA Midwest Regionals this past fall. She placed 17th individually at the meet. (6/24/04)