For the second consecutive year, Spring Hill College senior cross country runner Patrick Aucoin was selected as a first team member of the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District Cross Country Team for District 4 in the Collegiate Sports Information Directors Association's (CoSIDA) College Division as announced on Thursday afternoon.
The International Studies & Hispanic Studies major from River Ridge, La., was recognized by the national organization of sports information directors for his outstanding academic achievements over his 4-year career with the Badgers. As a first team selection, Aucoin is now nominated for selection to the CoSIDA Academic All America® team that will be voted on by the CoSIDA membership next week.
The award recognizes athletes holding a career GPA of 3.3 or higher while at the same time making significant on-field contributions to their team.
Aucoin was the 2007 and 2008 Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC) Male Runner of the Year and won the GCAC Individual Championships in 2007 and 2008. He qualified for the NAIA National Championships in his freshman, junior and senior seasons.