Robert Willett earns 2012 DIII Cross Country All-Academic Athlete Honors

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Senior Robert Willett was named to the 2012 USTFCCCA Division III Cross Country All-Academic honors list according to a release by the organization on Monday.

"I am very proud of Robert and his leadership in the classroom and within Cross Country/Track & Field," BSC Head Coach Kenneth Cox said. "He has always been a young man that we can depend on to get the job done and perform his duties in a respectful way. As a coach, I have been blessed to have such a great leader on this team for the last 4 years."

Willett, who is a psychology major from Mobile, Ala. , had a banner season for the Panthers. Willett earned First-Team All-Southern Athletic Association honors after finishing second in the SAA Cross Country Championships. He finished 17th at the NCAA South Regional to earn All-Region honors.  Individually, Willett won the Montevallo Early Bird and the Tiger Twilight race and took home third place in the Coach "O" Invitational at Troy University.