SAN ANTONIO (Nov. 4, 2011) -- Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) has received noticed that David Bazan and Gary Hamilton have been named to the Capital One Academic All-District Men's Soccer Team, presented by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Nominations for the awards are submitted by members of the association. News and Sports Information Officer Patty Constantin represents OLLU in the association.
To be nominated, a student-athlete must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) at his/her current institution. Nominated athletes must have participated in at least 50 percent of the team's games at their positions. No student-athlete is eligible until he/she has completed one full calendar year at his/her current institution and has reached sophomore athletic eligibility.
Hamilton and Bazan are captains of the Saints' team this year. Hamilton is a native of Middlesbrough, England, and lives in McAllen, Texas. He is majoring in Biology at OLLU. Bazan is from Harlingen, Texas, and is also majoring in Biology. Both student-athletes are seniors this year.
The NAIA Champions of Character program aims to instill five core values in NAIA athletes, coaches: respect, responsibility, integrity, servant leadership, and sportsmanship. Our Lady of the Lake University shares and supports these values and strives to promote the Champions of Character program by working with students, coaches through our Champions of Character educational program. For more information on the Champions of Character program, click here: www.championsofcharacter.org.
Luis A. Lárraga
Sports Information Assistant