Augustana’s Jayd Docken earns CoSIDA Academic All-District VII honors
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana College senior wrestler Jayd Docken has been named to the 10-member Capital One Academic All-District VII At-Large team. The announcement was made by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) on Thursday.
The Academic All-District team recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for the combined performances academically and athletically.
District VII is made up of member schools from the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference, the Mid-America Athletic Association and the Great American Conference. The At-Large team consists of student-athletes that compete in golf, lacrosse, tennis, wrestling, swimming, ice hockey and gymnastics.
Docken will now advance to the Capital One Academic All-America ballot where first, second and third team Academic All-Americas will be selected later this month. Docken is the fourth Augustana wrestler to earn Academic All-District honors and the first since 2012.
Docken, a senior accounting major, has compiled a 3.50 grade-point average and is a three-time Academic All-NSIC honoree, a three-time Division II Wrestling Academic honoree. Docken is a four-time national qualifier and a two-time All-America honoree posting sixth-place finishes at the National Championships sophomore and senior seasons. He has earned All-NSIC honors three times in his career, picking up first team honors after going 29-6 in 2015. Docken, a native of Winner, S.D., finished his career at Augustana with a 93-29 record on the mat.
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To be nominated for CoSIDA Academic All-District honors, a student-athlete must be a starter or an important reserve with at least a 3.30 cumulative grade-point average(on a 4.0 scale) at his/her institution.
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