Three more DU scholar-athletes earn Academic All-American recognition
Posted: April 20, 2001
Three more Denison University athletes were recently named to the prestigious Verizon Academic All-American team. Senior Brian Goldthorpe of North Canton, Ohio, earned first-team recognition in the College Division Fall/Winter Men's At-Large program; while seniors Susie Bettcher of Strongsville, Ohio, and Katie Sprague of Columbus were each named to the second team of the College Division Fall/Winter Women's At-Large squad.
This award recognizes scholar-athletes from NCAA Division II and III and all NAIA institutions who have demonstrated a high degree of excellence in academics and athletics. The team is selected by the membership of the College Directors of Sports Information.
Denison University, located in, was founded in 1831 and is a privately supported, coeducational college of liberal arts and sciences, offering three different bachelor's degrees (B.A., B.S. and B.F.A.) among 39 majors. Some 2,000 full-time undergraduate students represent 47 states and 34 foreign countries. Denison is fully accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools and is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA) and a founding member of the North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC). Denison's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa was established in 1910. Dale T. Knobel is Denison's 19th president. Denison's endowment funds are approaching $500 million.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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