The College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) released the 2017 Div. III Academic All-District Football Teams on November 16th and nine total North Coast student-athletes were named to the Div. III District 4 & 7 teams.
Eight of the nine NCAC players earned first-team honors in District 7 encompassing Div. III schools in Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, including Denison junior wide receiver David Weimar (Pickerington, OH/Central), DePauw senior offensive lineman Jonathon Brugman (Lorton, VA/Menwith Hill), Wooster senior offensive lineman Clayton Geib (London, OH/London), Wooster senior offensive lineman Patrick Mohorcic (Highland Hts., OH/Gilmour Academy), Wooster special teams player Jack Marousek (North Royalton, OH/North Royalton), Oberlin senior defensive lineman Anthony Allen (Redford, MI/Detroit Jesuit), Kenyon senior defensive lineman Jacob LaPoint (Toledo, OH/Whitmer) and Kenyon senior defensive back Curt Williams (Chesterland, OH/West Geauga). In addition, Allegheny junior defensive lineman Colten Buzard (New Kensington, PA/Valley) was named to the District 4 team which consists of all the Div. III schools in Pennsylvania.
Wooster's Geib was honored posthumously as a member of the Academic All-District team.
First-team Academic All-District® honorees advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® Team ballot, with first- and second-team Academic All-America honorees to be announced in December.
The Academic All-District® teams include the student-athletes listed on the following pages and are divided into eight geographic districts across the United States and Canada. The CoSIDA Academic All-America® program separately recognizes honorees in four divisions — NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III and College Division. The College Division includes all NAIA, Canadian, two-year schools, and other affiliations.
The Division II and III Academic All-America® program is being financially supported by the NCAA Division II and III national governance structures, to assist CoSIDA with handling the awards fulfillment aspects for the 2017-18 DII and DIII Academic All-America® teams.
|David Weimar||Jonathon Brugman||Clayton Geib||Patrick Mohorcic||Jack Marousek|
|Anthony Allen||Jacob LaPoint||Curt Williams||Colten Buzzard|