PHILADELPHIA – Senior Ethan Fadale of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) men's cross country team was named to the 2018 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team.
The Academic All-Area Team is voted on by the sports information personnel in the greater Philadelphia area, known collectively as Philly-SIDA. The team recognizes student-athletes who athletically excel while contributing to their surrounding community and exceeding a 3.2 GPA.
Fadale earned All-Region honors this year after taking 23rd (33:38.10) out of 170 runners at the NCAA East Region Championships. He was third at the CACC Championships with a time of 27:28.0 and was on the All-CACC Team. The senior finished in the top five four times out of seven events this season. Fadale won the Osprey Open on September 22 with a time of 26:39.9. The physician assistant studies major was named the CACC Runner of the Week on October 2 and made the conference's weekly Honor Roll four times.