Clarksville, Ark.-Junior forward Ron Hogsett was named to the 2004 Academic All-America Men's Soccer All-District VI Team, announced by District VI coordinator Tim Clark last week. It is the second time in his career he has received the honor.
Hogsett, a 5-8, 150-pound native of McKinney, Texas, led the team in goals (11), assists (10) and points (32) this season. He finished the 2004 season ranking second in the American Southwest Conference in points and assists while finishing seventh in goals and fourth in shots (61). Hogsett has proved to be one the top offensive players in the league since his freshman season in 2002. That year he led the conference in points (31) while finishing second in goals (13) and was named ASC East Division Offensive Freshman of the Year. Last season, he ranked fifth in the ASC in points (29) and goals (11). He ranks third at Ozarks in career goals (35), assists (22) and points (92). A Political Science major, Hogsett is a two-time All-Conference and ASC All-Academic team honoree. The Eagles were ASC champions last season and have the made league playoffs for five consecutive years. Hogsett will have his nomination forwarded to the national ballot, from which student-athletes will be selected as Academic All-Americans. The Academic All-District VI Men’s Soccer Team for the college division recognizes outstanding NCAA Division II, NCAA Division III, and NAIA student-athletes from the states of Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. To be eligible for Academic All-America honors, student-athletes must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.20 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) for his career.