Clarke University junior Lydia Storms, of Shoreview, Minn., has been named to the CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America) Capital One Academic All-District Women's Soccer College Division Team.
Storms, who carries a 4.0 grade point average in biology, was one of 15 student-athletes named to the District III team. District III consists of colleges and universities from Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Storms' name will now appear on the national Capital One Academic All-America ballot. The Academic All-America team will be released on November 21.
In order to be eligible for the Capital One Academic All-America program, 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, must have participated in at least 50 percent of the team's games at the position listed on nomination form, and must have completed one full calendar year at his/her current institution and reached sophomore athletic eligibility.
Student-athletes are nominated for the honor by their institution's sports information director.