Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Colton Hunt '13 earns All-American basketball honor

A Randolph College senior has earned top honors for his exceptional achievements on the basketball court and in the classroom.

Colton Hunt was surrounded by professors and staff members as Dean of the College Carl
Girelli notified him of his latest award honoring his athletic talent and academic excellence.
On Tuesday, the College Sports Information Directors of America (COSIDA) named Colton Hunt ’13 as the Capital One CoSIDA Division III Men’s Basketball Academic All-American of the Year. He was selected from among more than 7,000 other players.

Hunt is majoring in economics and has two minors—business and physics. He currently holds a 3.94 GPA while also leading the Old Dominion Athletic Conference in points scored, averaging 24.8 points per game. This year, he has led the men’s basketball team to a 20-5 record.

Hunt said the honor is something he achieved only with the help of his teammates and others at Randolph. “It’s really about the relationships that you build here. I’ve been fortunate to be a part of some very great classrooms,” he said. “I’ve been very blessed to have professors and other students who invested in me and pushed me along the road.”

Read more about Hunt’s accomplishment and this latest honor on the Randolph athletics website.