Senior Aaron Buchanan (Beavercreek, Ohio) was named a first
team 2014 Capital One Academic All-America® College Division At-Large Team
selection for his efforts in the classroom and in the pool.
Each school’s Sports Information Director nominates
athletes, who must have a class standing of sophomore or higher, have a
cumulative GPA of 3.3 higher and either
be a “varsity starter or key reserve.” Capital One sponsors the All-District
and All-America teams. These teams are made up of athletes from across the
range of different sports. There are All-District and All-American teams for
Division II, Division III and the College Division (made up of NAIA, Canadian
and two-year schools).
Buchanan, recorded a 3.60 G.P.A. while majoring in
psychology. A 2013 Capital One Academic All-America® second-team selection,
Buchanan won the NAIA national championship in the 200 butterfly and was the
national runner-up in the 200 individual medley. In all, he earned NAIA
All-American honors in three events for Olivet Nazarene.
The Capital One College Division Academic All-America® men’s
and women’s at-large teams are comprised of student-athletes from NAIA,
Canadian and two-year institutions.
The at-large program for the Capital One Academic
All-America® program includes the sports of fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice
hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming and diving, tennis, water polo for
both men and women; bowling, crew and field hockey for women; and volleyball
and wrestling for men.