CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. --- University of Tennessee at Chattanooga graduate student David Moore (Sarnia, Ontario) was selected to the Capital One Academic All-America Men's Track and Field/Cross Country Team.
Moore was named to the Academic All-America Third Team and is the first UTC student-athlete, and 12th since 1974, to be selected to the team since 2006 when track and cross country student-athletes Shannon Wommack and Ian Mayne were named to the First Team.
Moore, an MBA candidate in the university's College of Business, is a 2010 graduate of UTC with a BS in Engineering Technology sporting a 4.0 GPA. He was selected a Southern Conference Student-Athlete of the Week in January this year and is a SoCon Commissioner's Medal Recipient. He is a constant member of the UTC Dean's List and Athletics Director's Honor Roll as well as the Southern Conference All-Academic Teams and was the recipient of the Dayle May Award earlier this year which honors the male and female senior student-athlete with the top GPA.
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Capital One, an NCAA Corporate Champion, began its affiliation with college sports with the sponsorship of the 2001 Capital One Florida Citrus Bowl (now the Capital One Bowl) and ESPN's Capital One Bowl Week. In 2010, Capital One launched the Capital One Cup, a prestigious new program rewarding NCAA Division I athletics programs for their cumulative on-field performance across multiple men's and women's sports. In addition, Capital One sponsors the ABC College Football Halftime Report, Capital One All-America Mascot Team, all 88 NCAA Championships including the Division I Men's and Women's Basketball Championships, and numerous other collegiate athletics programs.
To be eligible for Academic All-America® consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.30 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director.
Since the program's inception in 1952, CoSIDA has bestowed Academic All-America honors on more than 14,000 student-athletes in Divisions I, II, III and NAIA, covering all NCAA championship sports.
For more information about the Academic All-America® Teams program, please visit www.cosida.com.