WILLIAMSTOWN, MA – Williams College senior basketball forward and captain Dan Wohl (La Canada, Calif.) has been named to the Capital One Academic All-America Third Team in a vote by a national panel of Sports Information Directors.
Previously Wohl had been named to the Capital One Academic All District I First Team. The First Team members of the eight national districts are placed on the national ballot for Academic All-America honors.
Wohl finished his final Williams campaign as the team's leading scorer this season netting 493 points (19.7/game). His 214 rebounds this season (8.6/game) was also tops on the Eph squad.
|Dan Wohl '15|
Wohl also led the Ephs in four additional categories this season: minutes played with 807 (32.2/game), free throws made (115), blocks (19), and steals (23).
"Daniel is arguably one of the most versatile players in the country," said Eph head coach Kevin App. "His talent and leadership on the court are only rivaled by his intelligence and impact off it."
"It has been an honor to coach Daniel Wohl. He personifies the liberal arts education Williams College provides for its students. As a player, student, and person, Daniel has impacted Williams College on the court, in the classroom, and in the community. Our program constantly talks about balance. Daniel Wohl has demonstrated you can not only achieve balance at Williams, but truly excel in every area."
Dan Wohl is the only Eph player to start 33 games in one season and is tied for the most games played in one season by an Eph (33). He started all 25 games this season and in his four years at Williams Wohl appeared in 107 games.
Earlier this season Wohl became the 33rd Eph to surpass the 1,000-point plateau. He closed out his time in the Purple Valley with 1,278 points to rank 14th all-time at Williams. With 625 career rebounds Wohl moved into 8th place on the Eph all-time top ten chart. He also registered 242 assists in his career
A double major in economics and history, Wohl earned Academic All-NESCAC honors twice.
Wohl is the only player from the New England region to garner national academic honors this year and he is the 29th Eph athlete (in all sports) to earn Academic All-America honors since 1993.