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Capital One Honor to Wilson
Courtesy: Stanford Athletics  
Release: 06/05/2014

STANFORD, Calif. – Cameron Wilson has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America At-Large second team, as announced Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Wilson, a senior from Rowayton, Conn., carried a 3.40 grade-point average as a history major at Stanford.

Wilson steered Stanford to the semifinals of the NCAA Championships after claiming the individual title, becoming the third Cardinal golfer ever to do so.

He was given the Arnold Palmer Individual National Champion Award and was a finalist for both the Ben Hogan Award and Byron Nelson Awards.

Wilson, a PING All-America first team selection, earned All-Pac-12 first team honors after placing third at the league tournament.

He corralled three collegiate wins in 2013-14, opening the campaign with a victory at the Illini Invitational at Olympia Fields and then taking medalist honors at the Western Intercollegiate before winning the NCAA title.

Women’s swimmer Maya DiRado was a first-team selection.

The at-large team for the Capital One Academic All-America program includes the sports of fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse rifle, skiing, swimming and diving, tennis, water polo for both men and women; and bowling, rowing and field hockey for women; and volleyball and wrestling for men.

To be eligible for Academic All-America consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative grade-point average of 3.30 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at their current institution and be nominated by their sports information director.

Since the program’s inception in 1952, CoSIDA has bestowed Academic All-America honors on more than 20,000 student-athletes in Divisions I, II, III and NAIA, covering all NCAA championship sports.


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