RIO GRANDE, Ohio – University of Rio Grande junior forward Alex Davis has been named to the CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors Association) Capital One Academic All-District team.
Davis, a native of Ashville, Ohio, made the District 1 College Division first team and advances to the national ballot for All-America consideration.
Davis, an Early Childhood Education major who carries a 3.55 grade point average, was part of a three-way tie for third place among the MSC points leaders with 20.
Davis ranked second on the team with six goals and led the RedStorm with eight assists. Her assist total ranked sixth in the MSC.
Davis also ranks second on the school’s all-time points list with 38. She currently stands six points behind the all-time mark held by Beth Hoffman, who played at Rio from 2005-07.
Rio Grande finished its 2012 season with a 6-11 record following a 5-0 loss to Lindsey Wilson in the quarterfinal round of the MSC Tournament.
To be nominated, a student-athlete must be a starter or an important reserve on his/her team and carry a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.30 on a 4.0 scale. Nominees also have to have participated in at least 50 percent of his/her team’s games and must be a student at their current institution for at least one calendar year.
The Capital One Academic All-America program is broken into four divisions – NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III and College (for NAIA schools, two-year colleges and Canadian schools).