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Monday, 26 November 2012 15:29

Dolbin Named Academic All-American

TOWSON, Md. – Baker University's senior defender Josh Rydberg and senior midfielder Jordan Dolbin both earned a spot on the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America College Division Second Team for their efforts on and off the playing field, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

The Capital One Academic All-America® College Division soccer teams are comprised of student- athletes from NAIA, Canadian and two-year institutions.

Rydberg, a triple major in Math, Business and Economics, helped lead Baker to an 8-5-5 overall mark and second-place finish in the Heart of America Athletic Conference standings.

The Olathe, Kan., native came to Baker as a freshman in the 2009 season and played in 61 career games at defender for head coach Nate Houser.

He was named a Second Team All-HAAC defender in 2011 and helped lead the Wildcats to three shutout victories.

Dolbin, the captain of the Baker women's soccer team, is a mass media and public relations major and was named to the First-Team All-HAAC in 2012.

She is the team leader in total points with 39 and led the conference in assists with 13. Dolbin scored 13 goals this season and took a team high 121 shots.

Academic All-America winners must have earned a cumulative grade point average of at least 3.30 (on a 4.0 scale) in both undergrad and graduate work. Nominees in graduate school must have a cumulative GPA of 3.30 or better both as an undergrad and in graduate school.
Nominees also must have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing at the current institution (true freshmen, red-shirt freshmen and ineligible athletic transfers are not eligible) and must have completed at least one calendar year at the institution. Nominees must have participated in at least 50 percent of the team's games.

About Capital One
Capital One Financial Corporation ( is a financial holding company whose subsidiaries, which include Capital One, N.A. and Capital One Bank (USA), N. A., had $216.5 billion in deposits and $294.5 billion in total assets outstanding as of March 31, 2012.
Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Capital One and ING Direct offer a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients through a variety of channels. Capital One, N.A. has approximately 1,000 branch locations primarily in New York, New Jersey, Texas, Louisiana, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. A Fortune 500 company, Capital One trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "COF" and is included in the S&P 100 index.
Capital One, an NCAA Corporate Champion, began its affiliation with college sports with the sponsorship of the 2001 Capital One Florida Citrus Bowl (now the Capital One Bowl) and ESPN's Capital One Bowl Week. In addition, Capital One sponsors the ABC College Football Halftime Report, Capital One All-America Mascot team, Capital One Academic All Program, and supports all 89 NCAA Championships including the Division I Men's and Women's Basketball Championships, and numerous other collegiate athletics programs.


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