Hope College runners Nick Hoffman and Ana Tucker have been voted to the College Sports Information Directors of America 2021-22 Academic All-District® Men’s and Women’s Track & Field / Cross Country Teams.
The 2021-22 Academic All-District® Men’s and Women’s Track & Field / Cross Country Teams, selected by CoSIDA, recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances in the competition realm and in the classroom. The CoSIDA Academic All-America® program separately recognizes honorees in four divisions — NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III and NAIA.
First-team Academic All-District® honorees advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America® ballot. First-, second- and third-team Academic All-America® honorees will be announced in mid-June.
Hoffman (Holland, Michigan / Holland HS) is one of 10 Academic All-District® men’s honorees in District 6 that includes schools from Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. The public accounting major graduated earlier this month.
Tucker (Midland, Michigan / H.H. Dow) is one of 11 Academic All-District® women’s honorees in District 6 that includes schools from Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota. The junior is an exercise science major.
Hoffman and Tucker are both competing this week at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Geneva, Ohio. Tucker has qualified to race in the women’s 10,000 meters and 5,000 meters. Hoffman has qualified for the men’s 1,500 meters.
In March, Hoffman helped the Flying Dutchmen earn their first All-America honors in any event at the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships with a fourth-place finish in the distance medley relay. Tucker qualified for indoor nationals in the 5,000 meters.
In November, Tucker placed 11th at the NCAA Division III Cross Country Championships and earned All-America honors. Tucker also helped the Flying Dutch record their second-highest team finish at nationals at eighth place. Hoffman qualified for cross country nationals as an individual.
The CoSIDA Academic All-District® teams include the student-athletes listed on the following pages and are divided into geographic districts across the United States and Canada.
The Division II and III CoSIDA Academic All-America® programs are partially financially supported by the NCAA Division II and III national governance structures to assist CoSIDA with handling the awards fulfillment aspects for the 2020-21 Divisions II and III Academic All-America® programs.
For more information about CoSIDA’s Academic All-District® and Academic All-America® Teams program, visit AcademicAllAmerica.com on CoSIDA.com.