UK midfielder advanced to All-America ballot
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kentucky’s Sam Stockton was named to the 2017 CoSIDA Academic All-District® Men’s Soccer Team.
First-team Academic All-District® honorees advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be announced in December.
The CoSIDA Academic All-America program recognizes the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.
Stockton has a 4.0 GPA in finance and the first 14 of Kentucky’s 18 games. The junior midfielder played a key role in a deep-lying midfield role screening the UK defense, which led the league in regular-season goals-against average (.89).
Stockton was also named to the Conference USA All-Academic Team alongside teammate Alex Bumpus.
Stockton and Bumpus have been perennial Honor Roll students honored by UK, the C-USA and SEC.