UW-Stout’s Zach Anderson was selected to the first team of the 2013-14 Capital One Academic All-America Division III Track and Field/Cross Country team.
Anderson, an engineering technology major with a 3.53 grade point average from Frederic, Wis., captured the 2014 NCAA Division III indoor heptathlon title in March and finished third in the NCAA Division III outdoor decathlon in May, setting school records in both events.
Anderson earned his third consecutive Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) decathlon title and captured his second consecutive WIAC heptathlon title. A team captain and a two-time USTFCCCA All-Academic selection, Anderson received the WIAC’s Max Sparger Scholar-Athlete Award during the outdoor season.
Anderson’s selection marks the third consecutive year a UW-Stout athlete has been a first team Track/Cross Country Academic All-American.Tim Nelson was selected to the team the past two years.
Michael LeDuc of Connecticut College was selected as the men’s Academic All-America of the Year and UW-Oshkosh’s Christy Cazzola was selected as the women’s Academic All-America of the Year.
Joining Anderson and LeDuc on the first team were: Tyler Bauer, Muhlenberg; Ben Beidleman, Baldwin Wallace; Daniel Bonthius, Wartburg; John Crain, North Central; Sean Donnelly, Mount Union; Josh Eisenberg, Augustana; Colt Felles, Wartburg; Tim Hartung, York; Jonathan Hoff, Whitworth; Nathan Rosenbaum, Ohio Northern; Johnny Rutford, Nebraska Wesleyan; Brock Taute, Nebraska Wesleyan; David Voland, Augustana.