Judson Athletics in the News
(Elgin, Ill. May 18, 2011) Judson University's Athletic Department received notice for their achievements this May.
Nicole Dimiceli has been voted onto the CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District First-Team. She is just one of 11 athletes on this team for the District 5 Region between NCAA Division II, III, and NAIA members. Dimiceli is Judson's first-ever CoSIDA All-District player and now is eligible for the CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-American team. This CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of American) award is voted upon by the sports information directors in the District 5 with 37 players receiving first team, second team, or third team award. This highly competitive award is distributed to the NCAA Division II, III, and NAIA programs in District 5 which is Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana. Click here for more information.
Caleb Sutton became the first track athlete to earn a national award at the NCCAA National Outdoor Track and Field Meet as he was named the NCCAA Wheeler Award recipient. This is the highest award you can earn from the NCCAA in track and field. Sutton earned the Wheeler Award for character, service, and academics at Judson University. At Judson, he is a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes leadership group, has helped with community service at local elementary schools and with Riverworks, spoke in chapel, and held a concert in chapel. He has a strong character presence in both the track and men's basketball programs and carries just under a 3.0 G.P.A. Click here for more information.
Finally, the April 2011 edition of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes national magazine Sharing the Victory, featured the Judson University FCA huddle group with an article on what God is doing in the lives of the athletes and on campus. Click here to read the full story.