June 28, 2011
Greensboro, N.C. - Caitlin Bailey, Caroline King and Hope Krause of Boston College were named to the 2011 All-ACC Academic Women's Outdoor Track & Field Team, announced today by Commissioner John Swofford. To be eligible, a student-athlete must have achieved a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a cumulative gpa of 3.00 or greater throughout their academic career.
Bailey is garnered with academic accolades for the fourth time in her tenure at Boston College, joining five other student-athletes from around the conference as four-time honorees. One of the most prolific runners in BC history, this spring Bailey helped the Eagles win their first-ever Penn Relay championship - the Women's College 4x1500 Championship of America - won her fifth ECAC title and qualified for the NCAA East Regional for the fourth time in her career. A recipient of the prestigious Weaver-James-Corrigan post-graduate award, the Toronto, Ontario native is currently pursuing her MBA with a concentration in marketing and finance specialization.
King receives her third mention on the All-ACC Academic Team. The Scotia, N.Y. product enjoyed a stellar outdoor campaign, which saw her anchor the Penn Relay title, be named the 2011 Penn Relay College Women's Athlete of the Meet for Relay Events, claim the ACC 800 meter crown and earn Honorable Mention All-American honors. Her appearance at the NCAA Championship marked just the second occasion an Eagle have ever competed in three NCAA finals events in one academic year. King is pursuing a communications degree within the College of Arts and Sciences.
A walk-on this fall, Krause earns her first recognition on the academic team. The native of New Canaan, Conn. finished in seventh place in the 5,000-meter run at the ACC Championship, qualified for the five-kilometer ECAC Championship and ran the eighth fastest 3,000-meter time (9:38.67) in BC history during her first season on the track. Krause graduated with degrees in human development and elementary education from the Lynch School of Education.
To view the complete release, please visit the ACC Women's Track & Field web page