Nick Trull Selected to Headline Capital One
All-America® Division II Basketball Team
University senior Nick Trull has been selected to headline the 2012
Capital One Academic All-America® NCAA Division II Basketball Team as selected
by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
A Kinesiology major with a 3.90 G.P.A., Trull has been selected as the
Academic All-America of the Year for Division II men’s basketball.
The Capital One Division II Academic All-America program is being
financially supported by the NCAA Division II national governance structure to
assist CoSIDA with handling the awards fulfillment aspects for the 2011012 D-II
Academic All-America teams program.
The recipient of the NCAA Division II Elite 88 Award at last year’s
national championship, Trull has led No. 21 Anderson to a 20-4 record. As a
junior, he was a key performer for the Trojans, who finished the season with a
21-12 record and reached the Division II Elite Eight in Springfield, Mass.
The second-leading scorer in school history with 1,434 points, Trull is
the Trojans’ second-leading scorer with a 15.0 average. He is also averaging
4.1 rebounds per game and has an .815 free throw percentage.
A native of Charlotte, N.C., Trull has contributed prominently throughout
his four-year career in the Trojans’ backcourt. He is also shooting 38.9
percent from three-point range making 53 of 161 three-pointers. He adds 42
assists and 28 steals.
Last year, he was the winner of the South Atlantic Conference
Scholar-Athlete of the Year award for men’s basketball.
Trull is one of four seniors on the Capital One Academic
All-America® Division II Men’s Basketball team.
ABOUT CAPITAL ONE
Capital One Financial Corporation (www.capitalone.com) is a financial holding
company whose subsidiaries, which include Capital One, N.A. and Capital One
Bank (USA), N. A., had $122.2 billion in deposits and $197.5 billion in total
assets outstanding as of December 31, 2010. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia,
Capital One offers a broad spectrum of financial products and services to
consumers, small businesses and commercial clients. 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 2010, Capital
One launched the Capital One Cup, a prestigious new program rewarding NCAA
Division I athletics programs for their cumulative on-field performance across
multiple men’s and women’s sports. In addition, Capital One sponsors the
ABC College Football Halftime Report, Capital One All-America Mascot Team, all
88 NCAA Championships including the Division I Men’s and Women’s Basketball
Championships, and numerous other collegiate athletics programs.
To be eligible for Academic All-America® consideration, 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 standings at
his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information
Since the program’s inception in 1952, CoSIDA has bestowed Academic
All-America honors on more than 14,000 student-athletes in Divisions I, II, III
and NAIA, covering all NCAA championship sports.
For more information about the Academic All-America® Teams program,
please visit www.cosida.com.
Anderson University is a selective
comprehensive university offering bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees on
campus and online. Anderson is ranked in
the Top Tier of US News and World Report’s America’s Best Colleges and
is on that publication’s list of the 46 “Up & Coming” universities in
America (#1 in The South). It is also
ranked as one of America’s “100 Best College Buys.”