Fletcher Named To Academic All-District First Team
, Nov. 13, 2003 – Springfield College junior linebacker Justin Fletcher (Orwell Vt.)
has been named to the 2003 Academic All-District I College Division Football Team, announced today.
Fletcher, who is an exercise science major with a 3.5 cumulative grade-point average, moves onto the national ballot for the Academic All-America football team, which will be announced on Dec. 1.
Fletcher, a member of No. 6-ranked team in Division III football, is second on the Pride in both sacks (three) and total tackles (47). He is a major reason why the Pride ranks 13th in total defense (245.0 yards-per-game) and 15th in rushing defense (91.8 yards-per-game) nationally. In 2002, Fletcher helped the Pride to an 8-2 record and a No. 20 national ranking after totaling 51 tackles. He was named a 2002 Freedom Football Conference (FFC) First-Team All-Star and earned a FFC All-Academic team honors.
SC will attempt to go 10-0 for the first time in the 111-year history of the program on Sat., Nov. 15 at Union (N.Y.)
The Academic All-America Team is selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).