Jan. 30, 2014
The 2013-14 Capital One Academic All-District ® Men's Basketball Teams, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, have been released to recognize the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. USD junior guard Johnny Dee (Vista, Calif.) is one of five players named to the Disctrict 8 First Team. A Finance major, Dee carries a 3.41 cumulative grade-point average. Dee will now advance to the Capital One Academic All-America® Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be selected later this month.
Capital One has been the entitlement rights holder to CoSIDA's Academic All-America teams programs since 2011.The Academic All-District ® teams include the student-athletes from eight geographic districts across the United States and Canada. This is the second year of the expanded Academic All-America® program as CoSIDA moved from recognizing a University Division (Division I) and a College Division (all non Division I) and has doubled the number of scholar-athletes honored. The expanded teams include NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II and NCAA Division III participants, while the College Division Academic All-America ® Team combines NAIA, Canadian and two-year schools.
2013-14 Academic All-District Men's Basketball Team District 8
NCAA DIVISION I (AK, AZ, CA, HI, NV, OR, UT, WA, Canada)
Name, School, Yr., Hometown, GPA Major
Johnny Dee, SAN DIEGO, Jr., Vista, Calif., 3.41 Finance
Holton Hunsaker, UTAH VALLEY, Sr., N. Salt Lake City, Utah, 3.88 Accounting
Malte Kramer, PEPPERDINE, Sr., Frieburg, Germany, 4.00 Economics
Beau Levesque, SAINT MARY'S (CA), Gr., Lafayette, Calif., 3.80 Master of arts in leadership
Brandon Taylor, UTAH, So., Los Angeles, Calif., 3.70 Psychology
Thomas van der Mars, PORTLAND, Jr., Gouda, Netherlands, 3.95 Operations & Technology Mgmt.
About Capital One
Capital One Financial Corporation (www.capitalone.com) is a financial holding company whose subsidiaries, which include Capital One, N.A., and Capital One Bank (USA), N. A., had $206.9 billion in deposits and $289.9 billion in total assets as of September 30, 2013. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through a variety of channels. Capital One, N.A. has more than 900 branch locations primarily in New York, New Jersey, Texas, Louisiana, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "COF" and is included in the S&P 100 index.
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 20,000 student-athletes in Divisions I, II, III and NAIA, covering all NCAA championship sports.
For more information about the Academic All-America® Teams program, please visit CoSIDA
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