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Central Thrower Named to Academic Team

Posted: Wednesday, June 6th, 2012 at 5:56 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Eric Gotschall - information provided by Central College

Central College’s Tyler Crouse was named to the Capital One Academic All-District men’s track and field/cross country team by the College Sports Information Directors of America.  Crouse, a biology major, carried a 3.42 grade point average. He was a first-team all-district pick and advances to the national ballot, to be voted on next week, for Academic All-America honors.  

A team co-captain, Crouse was a three-time national qualifier. He advanced to the NCAA Division III Championships in the discus in 2009 and 2011 and competed in the hammer throw this year. Crouse was a four-time Iowa Conference individual champion and nine-time all-league performer.  Crouse helped the Dutch men capture four consecutive outdoor conference team titles, two indoor crowns and two top-10 finishes at the outdoor championships.