Jon Bishop

Texas A&M junior Jon Bishop leads the Texas A&M men's cross country team into the NCAA South Central Regional Championships on Friday in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

Texas A&M’s Jon Bishop was named the Southeastern Conference’s scholar-athlete of the year in men’s outdoor track and field by the league’s coaches Tuesday.

Bishop, a distance runner from College Station, also was named this season’s SEC indoor track and field scholar-athlete of the year. He recently graduated with a 3.94 grade-point average in applied mathematical sciences with a computational emphasis. He plans to pursue a master’s degree in computer science beginning in the fall and will compete for the Aggies in the 2021 outdoor track season.

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