Dordt College News

Wolterstorff Earns National Honor

February 18, 2013

(Monday, February 18; Sioux Center, Iowa)  Trevor Wolterstorff (Senior; Sioux Center, Iowa) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-American College Division First Team.

Wolterstorff has started in 29 games this season and has a 14.3 points per game average to go with a team high 6.6 rebounds and makes 57.6 percent of his field goals.  He ranks second all-time in scoring at Dordt College and is fourth all-time in rebounding.  He is a psychology major and has a 3.82 grade point average entering his final semester at Dordt College.

During his career Wolterstorff has earned all-American honors from the NAIA twice and has been an all-GPAC selection three times.  He was an NAIA Scholar-Athlete in basketball and track last season.

Wolterstorff is the first Dordt College athlete to earn Academic All-American status in voting done by CoSIDA.

CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America) was founded in 1957 and is a 2,800 member national organization comprised of the sports public relations, media relations and communications/information professionals throughout all levels of collegiate athletics in the United States and Canada. The 2012-13 academic year is the 56th year of the organization, making it the second oldest management association in all of intercollegiate athletics. CoSIDA became an affiliated partner with NACDA (National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics in December of 2008.

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 standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director.

Since the program’s inception in 1952, CoSIDA has bestowed Academic All-America honors on more than 15,000 student-athletes in Divisions I, II, III and NAIA, covering all NCAA championship sports.

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