Timmer Named To CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

first_imgDrake University junior Reed Timmer (New Berlin, Wis.) has been named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District men’s basketball team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Thursday, Feb. 9.Timmer, a three-year starter for the Bulldogs, is the team’s top scorer this season with 15.6 points per game and is 13th all-time in scoring at Drake with 1,264 career points. This season, he has scored in double figures in 21 of the team’s 25 games with six 20-point games including a season-high 28 points in the win over Evansville and 27 points in the road win at Missouri State.The CoSIDA Academic All-District honor is another addition to Timmer’s tremendous list of accomplishments. A pharmacy major that has been accepted into Drake’s doctorate of pharmacy program, Timmer was named the Missouri Valley Conference men’s basketball Scholar-Athlete of the Year in 2015-16 and a member of its Scholar-Athlete team. He has also been named the MVC Scholar-Athlete of the Week seven times in the past two seasons.Timmer is the only student-athlete in the state of Iowa to earn CoSIDA Academic All-District men’s basketball honors and the only men’s MVC student-athlete to do so.Academic All-District honorees advance to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Team ballot, where first-, second- and third-team All-America honorees will be selected later this month. To be nominated, a student-athlete must possess at least a 3.30 grade point average and a have competed in at least 50 percent of their team’s contests.Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more