By Tim Glon
ADA — Ohio Northern sophomore wrestler Cody Lovejoy has been named Second Team Capital One At-Large Academic All-America in voting on by the College Sports Information Directors of America.
Lovejoy, a pharmacy major, wasnamed to the At-Large team, which consists of student/athletes from the sports of wrestling, golf, swimming, volleyball, tennis, fencing, lacrosse and ice hockey.
He was also honored at the NCAA III Championships with the Elite 89 award, which is given to the student-athlete with the highest GPA at the championships site.
Lovejoy was also a First Team Academic All-Distrct 7 honoree, was named First Team All-Ohio Athletic Conference and qualified for the NCAA III Championships with a third place finish at the NCAA III Great Lakes Regional Championships at 285 pounds.
He went 32-13 on the season and led the team with 17 pins.
In two seasons, Lovejoy ranks 51st all-time at ONU with a 58-29 career record.
The Polar Bears finished the 2012-13 season 16-4 overall in dual meets and won a share of the OAC Regular Season title with a 4-1 mark under 25th-year head coach Ron Beaschler.