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PRICE NAMED TO ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA® FIRST TEAM

PRICE NAMED TO ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICA® FIRST TEAM
Photo Courtesy-York College Athletics

YORK – Carter Price was named CoSIDA Academic All-America® First Team on Monday when the teams were announced. Earlier this spring Price was named to the First Team Academic All-District® which allowed him to be voted on for the Academic All-America® team.

While a student-athlete at York College Price left his mark on the track and field record books. He holds six school records, earned NAIA All-American twice, was a 10-time KCAC champion, seven-time NCCAA All-American, and two-time NCCAA National Champion.

Carter Price graduated in April with a degree in Biology. While a student at York Price also participated in choir and Ignite Excellence. He also earned York’s Male Student-Athlete of the Year in 2019.

The CoSIDA Academic All-America® program, selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America, is the highest academic award given in collegiate athletics from NCAA Division I to the junior college ranks. Nominees to the Academic All-America® program must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.3 GPA (on a 4.0 scale) and must have attended their current institution for at least one full academic year and have reached sophomore athletic eligibility status.

To read the entire CoSIDA Academic All-America® release click here.

Price is the second Panther to ever earn the award. Michael Johnson was named to the same honor for baseball in 2016.

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