Spring Hill College junior 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 CoSIDA's College Division as announced on Thursday morning.
The International Studies major from River Ridge, La., was recognized by the national organization of sports information directors for his outstanding academic achievements over his three-year career with the Badgers. As a first team selection, Aucoin will now be in consideration for selection to the CoSIDA Academic All America® team.
The award recognizes athletes holding a career GPA of 3.2 or higher while at the same time making significant on-field contributions to their team.
Aucoin was the 2007 Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Male Runner of the Year and finished first at the GCAC Championship Meet with a time of 27.02.5. He qualified for the NAIA National Championships in both his freshman (2005) and junior (2007) seasons.