CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. --- University of Tennessee at Chattanooga track and field and cross country student-athletes Chris Berry (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) and David Moore (Sarnia, Canada) were selected Thursday to the CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District First Team.
Berry, a three-time Southern Conference champion and nine-time all-conference performer, carries a 3.84 GPA and is enrolled in the MBA program at UTC after graduating in December with a degree in Health and Human Performance.
He was an Academic All-District in his sophomore year at UTC and was named to the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic team in 2009. Berry was named the SoCon Cross Country Freshman of the Year in 2007 and qualified for the 5000 meter at the 2009 NCAA Outdoor Track region. He is a member of the UTC Dean's List and Athletics Director's Honor Roll and a recipient of the SoCon Commissioner's Medal.
Moore, also enrolled in Chattanooga's MBA program, earned a 4.0 GPA in Engineering and graduated Summa Cum Laude in from UTC. He set personal records in both in the indoor and outdoor 800 meter distance as well as the 1500m this year and placed fifth in the finals of the 800m at the league's outdoor championships.
Moore was this year's male recipient of the Dayle May Award given to the senior student-athlete with the top GPA. He is a recipient of the SoCon Commissioner's Medal and has been named to the school's Dean's List and Athletics Director's Honor Roll. Moore helped the Mocs to back-to-back league runner-up finishes as a member of the cross country team.
As members of the All-District First Team, the pair will be placed on the ballot for Academic All-American later this year.