Lucas Hausman Named First Team Academic All-America

Hausman is Bowdoin's first First Team Academic All-America selection since 2000
Hausman is Bowdoin's first First Team Academic All-America selection since 2000

BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin senior Lucas Hausman (Westport, Conn.) has been named First Team Academic All-America by the College Sports Information Directors Association (CoSIDA).

The 2015 NESCAC Men's Basketball Player of the Year, Hausman led the conference by six points per game in scoring this season and set a new school record for single-season scoring average (25.3), breaking a record that had stood since 1969 (Bo McFarland, 25.1). He finished his career with 1,482 points - good for seventh all-time at Bowdoin. In the classroom, Hausman owns a 3.53 GPA, majoring in Economics.

Hausman is Bowdoin's first First Team CoSIDA Academic All-America selection and fourth all-time from the Polar Bear men's basketball team. Don Wiper (Third Team, 1981), Chris Jerome (Third Team, 1983) and Nick Browning (Third Team, 1995) have also been recognized from the program. He is the fifth Bowdoin athlete to be named First Team Academic All-America, joining Mike Siegal (Football, 1984), Eileen Hunt (Track & Field, 1992, '93), Michael Turmelle (Football, 1993) and Tom Casarella (Soccer, 1999, 2000).

The CoSIDA Division III Academic All-America program is being financially supported by the NCAA Division III national governance structure, to assist CoSIDA with handling the awards fulfillment aspects for the 2015-16 Division III Academic All-America teams program.

To be eligible for Academic All-America consideration, a student-athlete must be a varsity starter or key reserve, maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.30 on a scale of 4.00, have reached sophomore athletic and academic standings at his/her current institution and be nominated by his/her sports information director.