AUSTIN, Texas -- Omaha's Mark Moulton and Denver's Sam Hamilton were both named CoSIDA Academic All-America® it was announced today.
Moulton received first team honors, while Hamilton was named to the second team.
Hamilton is the 52nd DU student-athlete to earn CoSIDA Academic All-America® honors. The Pioneer senior entered the season with a 3.86 grade-point average (GPA) in accounting, and is set to graduate this spring. The two-time Denver captain leads his team in assists with nine from his defensive midfield position, and has sat in-front of a back four that is currently first in goals against average at 0.45, second in shutout percentage at 0.62 and first in winning percentage at 0.929. Denver is 57-12-11 during Hamilton's career, the fourth-best record in the country during that span.
Moulton, a senior midfielder, has a 3.96 GPA in business administration. He led his Maverick squad to The Summit League Championship title match this season and earns his second career Academic All-America® honor (second team in 2015). The Omaha, Neb., native recorded a pair of goals with three assists for seven points this year.
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