MOUNT BERRY, Ga. — For the first time in his career, Berry College's Caleb Ford has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Men's Soccer team.
The Black Mountain, N.C., native boasts a 3.84 G.P.A. in exercise science and has been one of the most important pieces to the Vikings' defense over his four-year career. He will automatically advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Team ballot, where first, second and third team All-America honorees will be selected later this month
He closed out his senior season scoring his first ever goal against Rhodes in the Southern Athletic Association (SAA) quarterfinals. Ford is a three-time All-Conference selection and has been named to the SAA Academic Honor Roll every year.
To be eligible for Academic All-America consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative G.P.A. of 3.30 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director. Since the program's inception in 1952, CoSIDA has bestowed Academic All-America honors on more than 20,000 student-athletes in Divisions I, II, III and NAIA, covering all NCAA championship sports.