NCAC Lands Seven On Capital One Academic All-America Track & Field/Cross Country Squad
Seven North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) track & field/cross country student-athletes were named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America Div. III Squad, it was announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on June 19th.
To be eligible for Academic All-America consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.30 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing at his/her institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director.
The list of NCAC student-athletes was highlighted by a pair of first-team selections, including Ohio Wesleyan's Kale Booher (Covington, OH/Newton) and Wabash's Kevin McCarthy (Zionsville, IN/Zionsville).
Earning second-team honors were Oberlin's Stephen Williams (Cordova, TN/St. George's Independent), Wooster's Kelsie Herring (Fairmont, PA/Uniontown Area), Oberlin Oberlin's Molly Martorella (Winchendon, MA/Murdock) and Wooster's Erin Plews-Ogan (Charlottsville, VA/Western Albemarle).
Finally, Ohio Wesleyan's Sharif Kronemer (Silver Springs, MD/Springbrook) was the final NCAC student-athlete on the list as a third-team recipient.
Since the program's inception in 1952, CoSIDA has bestowed Academic All-America honors to more than 14,000 student-athletes in Divisions I, II, III and NAIA, covering all NCAA championship sports.