The College of Wooster's Joe David was selected to the Capital One Academic All-America Team® for NCAA Div. III men's cross country/track & field, receiving third-team honors, it was announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Tuesday.
David is Wooster's fourth Academic All-American® of the 2014-15 academic year, joining women's swimmer Morgan Hughes and football players Nick Flannery and Tyler Gerwig, and this marks the fourth time in five years that a member of the Fighting Scots' track & field program has earned the prestigious recognition.
For David, it is the culmination of an unlikely collegiate athletic career. After playing soccer as a freshman, he decided to take up competitive distance running for the first time and steadily developed into one of the best in the North Coast Athletic Conference.
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