Hannah Frazier is named a CoSIDA Division III Academic All-American for the second-consecutive year
Hannah Frazier of the Wheaton women's basketball team has been named to the 2019-20 CoSIDA Academic All-America Team for Division III Women's Basketball. A Second Team All-America selection this year, she is a repeat honoree, also earning Second Team recognition in 2018-19. Frazier is the first Wheaton women's basketball player to earn Academic All-America recognition twice in a career.
Frazier earned Second Team Academic All-America recognition as a senior Mathematics major at Wheaton with a 3.75 cumulative grade point average. Recently, Frazier was named the 2020 CCIW Lori Kerans Most Outstanding Player, earning the award for the second-consecutive season.
The senior led the Thunder in scoring this season with an average of 18.7 points per game and had a team-high 7.4 rebounds per game. Frazier contributed 2.0 blocked shots per game this season and 2.6 assists per game.
The Academic All-America program honors student-athletes annually who have succeeded at the highest level in athletics and in the classroom. Members of the eight First Team Academic All-District squads in each Division advance to the national ballot, where they have the opportunity to be selected for the Academic All-America Team. Individuals are selected through voting by CoSIDA; a 2,000-plus member organization consisted of sports public relations professionals for colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.
Through the years, Wheaton student-athletes have earned a total of 97 Academic All-American selections through the prestigious program. Since 2000, there have been 72 Academic All-American selections from Wheaton. Three Wheaton women's basketball players have earned Academic All-America recognition: Frazier (2019 and 2020), Katie McDaniels (2017) and Janet Ahlborn (1994).
To be eligible, 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 standing 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 Division I, II, III, NAIA and junior colleges covering all NCAA championship sports.