HIRAM, OHIO — Hiram College men’s soccer player and junior midfielder Ryan Greenhill (Solon) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-American Second-Team as selected by the Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). [2011 Capital One Academic All-American Teams]
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. Since the program’s inception in 1952, CoSIDA has bestowed Academic All-America honors on more than 14,000 student-athletes in
Divisions I, II, III and NAIA, covering all NCAA championship sports.
Greenhill is the first men’s soccer player to be named Academic All-American and became eligible for the All-American ballot after being named first-team All-District with a 3.95 grade point average. He is a double major in accounting and management. This past fall, he helped the Terriers post a 10-6-1 overall record and make a third appearance in the North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament in program history. Hiram qualified for the NCAC postseason in two of Greenhill’s three years with the program so far.
Greenhill, a two-time Academic All-District winner, led the team in assists with eight and tied for second in the conference. Greenhill also tallied three goals for a total of 14 points which was third most on the team. He was also part of a four-player tie for the team-lead in game-winning goals with two. As a team, the Terriers averaged three goals per game which ranked in a tie for 12th in NCAA Division III.