Orangeburg, N.Y. (5/29/18) Dominican College's Jovan Zigic (Burnaby, British Columbia) has been named to the 2017-2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Men's Track/Cross Country Team which is selected by CoSIDA and was released today.
The team recoginzes the nation's top student-athetes for their combined performances on teh playing field and in the classroom.
First-team Academic All-District® honorees advance to the Google Cloud Academic All-America® ballot, with first- and second-team Academic All-America® honorees to be announced in June.
Zigic, a senior, maintained a grade-point average of 4.0 in Mathematics, while being a member of the cross country and track programs. This season he won the 100m run at the DeSchriver Invitational and the 800m run at the Vassar Invite. Off the field, he was named the Dominican College Top Senior Male-Scholar Athlete and was inducted into the Dominican College New York Sigma Chapter of Chi Alpha Sigma.
The Google Cloud Academic All-District® teams include the student-athletes listed here for men's track & field/cross country and women's track & field/cross country, and are divided into eight geographic districts across the United States and Canada. The Google Cloud Academic All-America® program separately recognizes honorees in four divisions — NCAA Division I, NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III and College Division. The College Division includes all NAIA, Canadian, two-year schools and other affiliations.
The Division II and III Google Cloud Academic All-America® program is partially financially supported by the NCAA Division II and III national governance structures, to assist CoSIDA with handling the awards fulfillment aspects for the 2017-18 DII and DIII Academic All-America® teams.