Johns Hopkins University's Jeremy Selbst Garners First Team CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District Honors
BALTIMORE, Md. -- Johns Hopkins University water polo goalie Jeremy Selbst (Sr., Old Greenwich, Conn./Greenwich) has been named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Capital One Academic All-District II College Division At-Large First Team for the second straight year. He advances to the Capital One Academic All-America ballot, where first, second and third team honorees will be announced on June 7. He is the first two-time Academic All-District selection in program history.
The District II region includes Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Athletes named to the first team qualify for the national ballot. To be nominated for the CoSIDA Academic All-America program, a student-athlete must be at least a sophomore with a 3.3 or higher cumulative grade point average and be a starter or significant reserve. The At-Large team team consists of athletes from the following sports: swimming, water polo, wrestling, tennis, ice hockey, lacrosse, fencing, rifle, volleyball and golf.
Selbst, a 2010 CoSIDA Third Team Academic All-America selection, is a two-time Association of Collegiate Water Polo Coaches (ACWPC) All-America pick earning Second Team honors in 2009 and First Team honors in 2010.
The starting goalie on the Blue Jays' Division III top-ranked water polo team, Selbst made a school-record 320 saves with 23 assists and 97 steals in 2010. He led the nation, among all divisions, in saves in 2010 and ranked fourth in 2009 with 289. He earned Second Team Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA) All-South and All-East honors as the Blue Jays finished the year tied for the top spot in the final Division III poll.
As a junior, Selbst led the team in saves and steals (90) while leading Hopkins to its 12th Division III Eastern Championship and third-place finishes at the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and CWPA Southern Division Championships.
He finished his career with 662 saves, 197 steals and 43 assists.
Selbst also excels outside of the pool as a three-time CWPA and ACWPC Scholar-Athlete. A double major in economics and psychology, he boasts a 3.64 cumulative GPA and is scheduled to graduate on May 26.
Selbst has interned with the Federal Bureau of Investigation on an advertising and marketing campaign, as well as with JukeBox Television and T. Rowe Price. He will begin working in economic consulting as an analyst for Charles River Associates upon graduation.
He is one of five CWPA student-athletes (men and women) to garner All-District honors joining fellow First Team selections Columbus Leonard of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ali Arat of Fordham University and Colleen Harriger of Gannon University. Mercyhurst College's Andy Sekulski earned Second Team honors as the CWPA ranked No. 1 nationally in All-District selections among single sport conferences.
Release courtesy Johns Hopkins Athletic Communications