Saxton named a Capital One Academic All-American

Saxton named a Capital One Academic All-American

WASHINGTON – Marc Saxton has been named a 2012 Capital One Academic All-American, it was recently announced.  Saxton was named to the Third Team and joins teammate Ryan Doyle as an Academic All-American, after Doyle was honored by the USILA last month.

An economics major, Saxton graduated from CUA with a 3.89 grade point average.  He is a multi-year member of the Dean’s List and Landmark Conference Academic Honor Roll, and was also a member of Phi Betta Kappa Honor Society and the President’s Society.

Saxton was selected to study at University College Dublin in Ireland during the 2010-11 academic year and finished his playing career with 66 goals, 78 points, 65 ground balls and 34 caused turnovers.

The Maryland native was a 2010 All-Landmark Conference selection after totaling a career-high 30 goals and 38 points.  This past season, Saxton registered 25 goals, 30 points and 28 ground balls in helping lead the Cardinals to their third consecutive Landmark Conference Tournament berth.

Click here to see the entire list of Division III At-Large Academic All-Americans.