Apprentice School senior wrestler Ian Jones was named on Monday to the second team 2015 Capital One Academic All-America® College Division Men's At-Large squad, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
This marks the first time that an Apprentice School wrestler has earned Capital One Academic All-America® honors from CoSIDA. He joins former baseball players Darrell Taylor (2005), current assistant coach Ben Jones (2006) and former football player Brock Bullock (2013) as CoSIDA Academic All-America® honorees.
The Capital One Academic All-America® College Division At-Large Teams are comprised of student-athletes from NAIA, USCAA, Canadian and two-year institutions.
The at-large program 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; bowling, crew and field hockey for women; and volleyball and wrestling for men.
Jones was earlier named to the CoSIDA College Division Men's At-Large Academic All-District team, the NCWA All-Academic squad and last week was announced as the Apprentice School 2014-15 Athlete of the Year.