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Hurta and Benner Named Google Cloud Second Team All-Americans

BOULDER – The University of Colorado track and field and cross country programs had a pair of student-athletes, senior Kaitlyn Benner and junior Sage Hurta, named to the 2019 Google Cloud Academic All-America Second Team, CoSIDA announced Thursday.

Benner earns her second Academic All-America honor after being named a Third Team Academic All-American last year. She is one of 13 individuals this season to repeat as two-time honorees, finishing her career with a 3.95 GPA in Chemical and Bio engineering. Benner moves up to Second Team Academic All-America honor in the same week that she was named the Pac-12 Tom Hansen Conference Medal Winner as CU's outstanding senior female student-athlete.