(Hamilton, NY – May 29, 2012) Colgate men’s lacrosse junior James Queeney was named to the 2012 Capital One Academic All-District Men’s At-Large Team.
The junior co-captain was one of 11 NCAA Division I male athletes selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) to the District I First Team. The award is given to the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.
Queeney, who was named to the 2012 Academic All-Patriot League Team last month, is a mathematics major with a 4.15 cumulative GPA. He played and started in all 18 games this season at defense and completed the season with two points from two goals while also collecting 29 groundballs and nine caused turnovers. Queeney is a three-time member of the of the Raider Academic Honor Roll and was also selected to the 2011 Academic All-Patriot League Team.
The Academic All-District honorees advance to the Capital One Academic All-America Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be selected at a later date.