Clarksville, Ark.-Ron Hogsett has been named to the men's soccer 2005 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America College Division Second Team.
Hogsett is the first Ozarks’ student-athlete to earn the national honor. Hogsett was named to the Academic All-America All-District VI team in early November. Hogsett, a 5-8, 150-pound senior forward from McKinney, Texas, led the American Southwest Conference in points (38), goals (14) and assists (10) in 2005. He was tied for eighth in the ASC in shots (59). He was the team leader in points, goals, assists and shots on goal (36). Hogsett ranks second in school history in career points (130), third in career goals (49) and career assists (32). A four-time All-Conference performer, Hogsett had two hat tricks during the season and had seven points against Central Baptist College. A Political Science major, he is a three-time Academic All-America All-District VI member and a three-time ASC All-Academic team honoree. In 2005, Hogsett helped the Eagles to their league-record sixth consecutive playoff appearance. The Academic All-America program consists of two divisions: University Division (Division I/I-AA) and College Division (Division II, III and NAIA schools). The ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Team annually honors student-athletes who have succeeded at the highest level in athletics and in the classroom. Individuals are selected through voting by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). 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.