Clarksville, Ark. --- University of the Ozarks senior forward Tony Santoro was named to the 2011 Capital One Academic All-America Men's Soccer All-District Team, it was announced by the College of Sports Information Directors of America this week.
It is the second straight year Santoro has been named an Academic All-American.
Santoro, a 5-foot-10, 180-pound native of Houston, Texas, started in all 18 matches and scored six goals and recorded one assist. Santoro ranked second on the team in shots (44) and third in goals. He had one game-winning goal. He posted a pair of two goal performances during the season and had a goal and an assist against East Texas Baptist University. He finishes his career with 14 assists, tenth-most at Ozarks.
A Mathematics major, Santoro is a three-time member of the ASC All-Academic Team, and earned All-Conference honors last season.
The Academic All-District Men’s Soccer Team for the college division recognizes outstanding NCAA Division III student-athletes from across the South.
To be eligible for Academic All-America honors, student-athletes must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) for his career. Freshmen are not eligible.