Lugar, Noack and Rauck Named to Academic All-District Team
St. Louis, Mo., May 15, 2014 – Washington University in St. Louis had three student-athletes named to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-District Five Division III At-Large First Team, as announced by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Junior Olivia Lugar of the No. 1-ranked women’s golf team, senior Tim Noack of the No. 2 men’s tennis team and senior Corinne Rauck of the No. 9 women’s tennis team each took home the accolade. Lugar and Noack are repeat selections from a year ago, while Rauck earned the honor in the 2011-12 season.
Lugar was named to the 2014 Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) Division III First-Team All-America and Central Region Team for the third year in a row. She has fired 15 of 20 rounds this season at 80 or lower, and ranks 12th in NCAA Division III with a 77.60 average. Lugar won three tournaments this year to increase her career total to nine, tied for most in school history. She shot a season-low 149 (76-73) to claim medalist honors at the Washington U. Spring Invitational April 5-6. A 2013 Capital One Second-Team Academic All-America selection, Lugar has a 3.90 GPA while majoring in international and area studies.
Noack has a 21-10 overall record this season playing No. 4 singles for the Bears. He is 18-7 in singles, including a 13-4 mark at No. 4 singles in dual matches. Noack is a two-time all-University Athletic Association (UAA) honoree, and has helped lead the Bears to four-straight NCAA Quarterfinal appearances. He is a three-time Academic All-UAA honoree, and has a 3.94 GPA while majoring in biomedical engineering.
Rauck has a 36-12 overall record and helped lead the Washington U. to the NCAA Quarterfinal each of the past two seasons. She became the 21st women's tennis player in school history to surpass 100 career victories, and currently ranks 18th with a 106-51 career record. A two-time NCAA Division III Doubles Championship qualifier, Rauck and freshman Rebecca Ho earned second-team all-UAA honors at No. 1 doubles this season and are the top-ranked doubles team in the Central Region. A three-time Academic All-UAA selection, she is a biochemistry major with a 3.82 GPA
In order to be selected to an academic all-district team, a student-athlete must demonstrate success on the playing field and in the classroom, with academic and athletic achievements taken into consideration. The student-athlete must possess a minimum 3.30 cumulative GPA and be at least a sophomore in academic standing. All three student-athletes will be eligible to be selected to the Academic All-America Team, which will be announced Tuesday, June 3.