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Lapham Named to the Capital One Academic All-District Track & Field Team

Courtesy: Drake Athletics
         
Release: May 30, 2013
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DES MOINES, Iowa – Drake University senior Charlie Lapham (Golden Valley, Minn.) has been named to the CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District Men’s Track& Field/Cross Country team, it was announced Thursday.

The selection to the Academic All-District team qualifies Lapham to receive potential Academic All-America honors. Additionally, Lapham is one of only two men’s track and field student-athletes from the Missouri Valley Conference to earn the honor.

A fifth-year senior, Lapham has maintained a sterling 4.0 grade point average in his public administration studies. On the track this past season, he ran a Drake season best of 3:57.06 in the 1,500 meters at the Razorback Invite and was 10th in the event at the 2013 MVC Outdoor Championships. During the 2012 cross country season, he finished 33rd at the MVC Championship and the Pre-National Meet. At the Bulldog Classic, he posted Drake’s top individual finish with a third-place showing.

The CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-America teams will be announced on June 24. The Drake men’s track and field team has had three student-athletes earn a total of four Academic All-America honors during the program’s history.

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