TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology junior Drew Belk (Jasper)
has earned Capital One NCAA Division III Men's Soccer
Academic All-American honors, in results released today by the
College Sports Information Directors of
Belk captured third-team accolades for his efforts in
the classroom and as a member of the men's soccer squad over the
past three years. The NCAA
Division III Academic All-American team includes three
squads of 11 student-athletes each out of more
than 400 institutions across the
Belk ranked second in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic
Conference with 10 goals and was third in the league with 21
points. The first-team all-conference honoree in 2012 also
recorded a hat trick in a league victory over Mount St.
In the classroom, the electrical engineering major carries a
3.74 grade point average. He is also a member of the campus
Triangle fraternity. His career totals include 13 goals and
28 points in 34 matches.
Belk becomes the 97th Academic All-American in
Rose-Hulman athletics history and claimed the seventh award in
men's soccer. Clint Vatterrodt was named a second-team
honoree in 2011; Nick Race earned third-team accolades in
2010; Matt Trowbridge captured first-team honors in 2007 and
was a third-team selection in 2006; and Mark Schulz
earned second-team honors in 1990 and was named third-team in
At least one Rose-Hulman
student-athlete has earned Academic All-American honors for the
last 27 years, the sixth longest streak among all NCAA Division I,
II or III institutions.
During Belk's career, the Fightin' Engineers have compiled
a 23-4-3 mark against Heartland Collegiate
Athletic Conference opponents and won the 2011 HCAC Tournament
and the 2012 league regular season co-championship.
The team also qualified for the NCAA Division III
#1 in the nation for 15 years!
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