Calvin Men's Soccer Duo Receive CoSIDA Academic All-District® Honors

Calvin Men's Soccer Duo Receive CoSIDA Academic All-District® Honors

A pair of Calvin men's soccer players have been named to the CoSIDA Division III Academic All-District Team.

Seniors Ian Adams and Jacob Lyon have both been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 6 Team in men's soccer and now advance to the national ballot for CoSIDA Academic All-America consideration.

A native of Grand Rapids and a graduate of Grand Rapids Christian High School, Adams is a computer science major with a minor in mathematics. Adams is a six-time member of the Calvin Dean's List and a three-time member of the MIAA Academic Honor Roll. Adams is making a second consecutive appearance on the CoSIDA Academic All-District team.

On the pitch, Adams is in the midst of a standout senior campaign as with seven goals, 17 assists, and 31 points. A forward, Adams has been the national leader in assists for the past three weeks and recently matched the Calvin career record in assists with 45. Adams was also named to the All-MIAA First Team this past week.

A midfielder, Lyon is from Holt, Michigan and  is a graduate of Lansing Christian High School. In the classroom, Lyon is a biochemistry major with plans to attend medical school next fall. Lyon is a three-time member of the MIAA Academic Honor Roll and a six-time member of the Calvin Dean's List.

On the pitch, Lyon recently received All-MIAA First Team honors for the third consecutive year. Last winter, Lyon received Division III All-America honors from both the United Soccer Coaches and D3soccer.com. This year, Lyon has three goals and one assist and has provided strong defensive work as a holding midfielder.

CoSIDA's NCAA Division III District 6 includes Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. Members of CoSIDA from the district vote on Academic All-District honors. Student-athletes must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.30 GPA on a 4.0 scale and must have completed one full calendar year at the nominating institution to be eligible.

story provided by Calvin University athletics

 

CoSIDA Academic All-District® Men's Soccer teams - NCAA Division III (pdf)


MIAA Student-Athletes Honored by CoSIDA

Calvin: Ian Adams, Jacob Lyon - story link



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