Bascom named Academic All-American of the Year
Thursday, November 29, 2012 6:21 AM
ADA--Senior Nate Bascom became the first player in program history to be named Division III Academic All-American in men's soccer, in voting conducted by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).Bascom also was named to the Capital One Academic All-America First Team.
Senior Austin Windsor also earned a Capital One Academic All-America Second Team selection.
Bascom, a biology major, has put together a solid season with 17 goals, a team high 16 assists and 50 points.
This is the second time Bascom has been a Captial One Acadmemic All-American honoree.
For his career, Bascom ranks first in school history in assists with 41 and in points with 152.
In addition, he is second in program history with 55 goals and needs just one more to tie the school record.
Windsor, a pharmacy major, has been the core of the Polar Bear defense that has given up just 14 goals on the season.
He has also scored a career high five goals on the season and registered two assists.
This is the first selection to the Capital One Academic All-American team for Windsor.
No. 5 Ohio Northern will make the program's first ever apperance in the NCAA III Tournament Semifinals on Friday at 2:30 pm EST against No. 7 Williams (Mass.) at Blossom Soccer Stadium in San Antonio, Texas.