SEWARD, Neb. – Senior goalkeeper Brendan Buchanan has been named to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-District ® Men’s Soccer Team, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday. It’s the first such honor in the career of Buchanan.
CoSIDA: “The Capital One Academic All-District® Men’s Soccer Teams have been released to recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. Capital One has been the entitlement rights holder to CoSIDA’s Academic All-America teams programs since 2011.”
A native of Broomfield, Colo., Buchanan is enjoying his best season in 2014. He has been named GPAC defensive player of the week three times this season and has posted a career high five shutouts, giving him nine shutouts during his 54-game career. The 2013 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete owns a goals against average of 1.01 and a save percentage of .798 for a Concordia team that sports an 8-5-4 overall record.
District 3 of the College Division covers institutions in the states of Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Academic All-District® honorees advance to the Capital One Academic All-America® Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be selected and then released on Nov. 12.