CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Virginia seniors AJ Ernst (Marblehead, Mass.) and Randy Neish (Glastonbury, Conn.), and sophomore Peter Morris (Hamilton, Va.) were selected for the All-ACC Academic Cross Country Team, the league office announced on Thursday (Jan. 30).
Ernst was selected for his second All-ACC Academic honor. The senior earned All-ACC and All-Southeast Region honors during the 2019 cross country season, placing 20th at the conference championships and 11th at the regional championships.
Morris and Neish were selected to the All-ACC Academic Team for the first time.
Morris earned All-ACC and All-Southeast Region honors during the year, placing 12th and 17th at the ACC and Southeast Regional Championships, respectively. Both runners helped the Cavaliers to a 20th-place finish at the NCAA Championships as Morris was the second UVA runner to cross the finish line and Neish was the third.
Minimum academic requirements for selection to the All-ACC Academic Team are a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and a 3.0 cumulative average during one’s academic career. Athletic achievements during the most recent season are also considered in selecting the All-ACC Academic Team.
The ACC Honor Roll, which recognizes all conference student-athletes with a grade point average of 3.0 for the current academic year, will be announced in July.

2019 All-ACC Men’s Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Peter Seufer, Virginia Tech
2019 All-ACC Men’s Cross Country Academic Team
Jack Carter, Boston College, Fr.; Marketing
Paul Dellinger, Duke, Jr.; Computer Science
Sam Rivera, Duke, Fr.; Undeclared
Josh Romine, Duke, Jr.; Computer Science
Steven Cross, Florida State, Sr.; Finance/Risk Mgt. Insurance
Kasey Knevelbaard, Florida State, Gr.; Sport Mgt.
Caleb Pottorff, Florida State, Jr.; Exercise Physiology
Paul Stafford, Florida State, So.; Sport Management
Alex Milligan, North Carolina; Sr.; Business Administration
Gavin Gaynor, NC State, R-Jr.; Chemical Engineering
Ian Shanklin, NC State, Jr.; Exploratory Studies/B.A.
Andrew Alexander, Notre Dame, Jr.; Neuroscience & Behavior
Dylan Jacobs, Notre Dame, R-Fr.; Business
Danny Kilrea, Notre Dame, So.; Notre Dame
Yared Nuguse, Notre Dame, Jr.; Biochemistry
Kevin Salvano, Notre Dame, Sr.; Accounting
Zach Lefever, Pitt, Jr.; Architectural Studies
Dominic Hockenbury, Syracuse, Sr.; Biology
AJ Ernst, Virginia, Sr.; History
Peter Morris, Virginia, So.; Psychology
Randy Neish, Virginia, Sr.; Psychology
Antonio Lopez Segura, Virginia Tech, Fr.; General Engineering
Peter Seufer, Virginia Tech, Sr.; Finance/Economics
Diego Zarate, Virginia Tech, Sr.; Criminology/Psychology/Sociology
Brent Bailey, Wake Forest, So.; Undeclared
Carter Coughlin, Wake Forest, So.; Undeclared
Zach Facioni, Wake Forest, So.; Undeclared

2019 All-ACC Women’s Cross Country Scholar-Athlete of the Year
Elly Henes, NC State

2019 All-ACC Women’s Cross Country Academic Team
Emeline Delanis, Boston College, Gr.; Leadership & Administration
Isabelle Kennedy, Boston College, Gr.; Sociology
Lauren White, Boston College, Jr.; International Studies
Logan Morris, Clemson, Sr.; Industrial Engineering
Sara Platek, Duke, Jr.; Public Policy
Micheala Reinhart, Duke; Jr.; IDM: Chemistry & Public Policy
Yasmine Abbes, Florida State, Fr.; Social Science
Rebecca Clark, Florida State, Fr.; Exercise Physiology
Addison Coggins, Florida State; Jr.; Marketing
Elizabeth Funderburk, Florida State, So.; Marketing/Management
Jodie Judd, Florida State, So.; Editing, Writing & Media
Erin Phelps, Florida State, So.; Exercise Physiology
Lauren Ryan, Florida State, Jr.; Social Science
Maudie Skyring, Florida State, Jr.; Exercise Physiology
Paige Hofstad, North Carolina, Jr.; Peace, War & Defense
Kelsey Chmiel, NC State; Fr., Animal Science
Elly Henes, NC State, Sr.; Psychology
Savannah Shaw, NC State, So..; Business Administration
Julia Zachgo, NC State; Jr.; Business Administration
Isabel Zimmerman, NC State; Jr.; Nutrition Science
Maddy Denner, Notre Dame, Fr.; Applied & Computational Math & Stats
Jacqueline Gaughan, Notre Dame, So.; Business
Anna Rohrer, Notre Dame, Gr.; Management
Jordan Jacob, Syracuse, Gr.; Exercise Science
Amanda Vestri, Syracuse, Jr.; Health & Exercise Science
Sarah Edwards, Virginia Tech, Sr.; Interior Design
Sara Freix, Virginia Tech, Sr.; Biological Systems Engineering
Kyra Lopez, Virginia Tech, Gr.; Human Nutrition, Food & Exercise
Madeline Rehm, Wake Forest, Fr.; Undeclared
Elise Wright, Wake Forest, So.; Undeclared